Welcome to the 2010 Mother's Day Online Rally for Moms' Mental Health! (Video)

Happy Mother's Day!

I'm so glad you've decided to visit Postpartum Progress and check out the Mother's Day Rally for Moms' Mental Health. Today you will be reading a wide variety of letters from an amazing group of women. I hope you will find something inspiring or helpful in each and every one of them. (And if this is your first visit, and you'd like more general information about postpartum depression and related illnesses and how to get help for them, click here.) I also hope you will be sure to comment on the posts and thank these incredible moms for their courage.

Note:This post will be at the top of the blog all day today to welcome people who stop in throughout the day. Just scroll down past it to read all the entries.

To get you started, I put together a little intro video for you about what I want you to know about today's rally:

About Katherine Stone

is the creator of this blog, and the founder and executive director of Postpartum Progress. She has been named a WebMD Health Hero, one of the fiercest women in America by More magazine, and one of the 15 most influential patient advocates to follow. She is a survivor of postpartum OCD.

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  1. It's wonderful to see how you reach out to others personally…got a little teary-eyed watching your intro video. I think it is the connection, of knowing others who have gone through the depths of it all…it is so meaningful to know I am not alone in my struggles in life.
    Looking forward to the great posts ahead.

  2. Dear Katherine:
    Thank you for pulling this beautiful tribute together for America's mothers…especially during such a historic weekend of legislative celebration of the "validation of postpartum illnesses", as you said on Thursday in DC. Happy Mother's Day to all…Remember PSI's slogan..You are not alone, you are not to blame and with help you will be well!

  3. I've only made it through a handful of the posts so far, but I am SO inspired, and so thankful. Thank you for all the work you put into this rally, and for the role you play in getting the word out on postpartum mood disorders. I am more honored to be a part of this than words could ever say.

  4. You're so lovely. It's an honor to know you and to be a part of this is so incredibly special to me. Thank you so much. xo

  5. Katherine,
    You truly gave mothers a gift today. Knowledge, reality, hope, support, and comfort. What a wonderful group of women I am humbled to be a part of! Just keep doing what you're doing! And, I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day!