How to Overcome Postpartum Depression Stigma and Shame When You are a Muslim Mom
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Are you a Muslim mom who is suffering from postpartum depression? Don’t worry, it’s not your fault!
Postpartum depression is much more common than we realize and can be very isolating. I’m here to empower you with the knowledge of how to cope with postpartum depression as a Muslim woman. I have experience with postpartum depression, and I wanted to share my story so that other Muslim moms can know they are not alone.
I talk about the most important things I learned about coping with postpartum depression as a Muslim woman, some of the most common mistakes we make and how we can overcome them. I discuss what it’s like to have postpartum depression as a Muslim woman, the impact it had on me, how Islam played a role in dealing with it, and finally some tips for managing your mental health during pregnancy so you don’t experience postpartum depression or at least learn to manage it.
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Alhumdulillah, I'm excited to announce that Mentally Fit Muslims is now a registered charity! This means MFM can help you in your own personal struggles with mental health and future generations. We are so grateful for all your support through tuning in every month to listen to our podcast episodes.
We are now eligible to receive grants and donations from individuals all across the world who want nothing more than better lives when it comes to healing themselves. It's only through coming together as one can we raise awareness and stamp out stigma related to mental health and mental illness.
 What do we need next?
 Your help! Your contribution will inshaAllah ensure that we can continue to bring fresh content about mental wellness and advocate for those suffering in silence. Your support goes a long way because it helps us sustain this podcast by hiring staff and investing in better equipment to produce quality and well-researched content.
Become a sustainer today by visiting MentallyFitMuslims.org/Sustain 
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Do you have a mental health challenge? You're not alone. Millions of Muslims around the world suffer from mental illness, and many don't know where to turn for help. Mentally Fit Muslims are here to change that by providing spiritual support and guidance on how to live with your condition. It offers an alternative perspective on what it means to be mentally ill in Islam, one that's empowering instead of stigmatizing.
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