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The Lifter of My Head: How God Sustained Me During Postpartum Depression [Paperback]

By Susan McRoberts (Author)
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In The Lifter of My Head Sue McRoberts shares her traumatic experience with postpartum depression with transparency and encouragement. The book offers medical guidance and spiritual insight to women who may be plagued with this disorder. In her memoir, Sue explains the phases of illness, recovery, and the scriptures that sustained her throughout her healing. Paperback.

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With transparency and encouragement, Sue McRoberts shares her traumatic experience with postpartum depression. The Lifter of My Head offers medical guidance and spiritual insight to women who may be plagued with this disorder. Sue explains in her memoir, the phases of illness, recovery, and the scriptures that sustained her throughout her healing.

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Studio: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
Pages   184
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.33" Width: 6.58" Height: 0.39"
Weight:   0.47 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 3, 2007
Publisher   Tate Publishing & Enterprises
ISBN  1602473137  
ISBN13  9781602473133  

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1Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Mental Health > Postpartum Depression
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > General
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You won't regret reading this book!  Feb 13, 2008
I really appreciated this book. I read it in less than 24 hours! I suffered from Postpartum anxiety and depression after the birth of both my girls but much more seriously after my second. It's such an important topic for people to be made aware of. Sue did such a great job of explaining what she went through and what was helpful and clearly what was not helpful. No matter who you are or what phase of life you are in there is a lot of valuable information to be gleaned from this book.
Finally a honest book about PPD from a Christian's POV...  Aug 4, 2007
This is the first book about PPD authored by a Christian that I've read. While a few parts were a bit repetitious, overall I found it an enjoyable and informative book. I had a touch of PPD when my first child was born. Nothing as severe as the author experienced, but I sure wish I'd known at the time why I felt so awful. That was 15 years ago.

I loved some of the issues and emotions the author expressed, like how frustrating it is to have someone give you a pat answer when you are in such pain and how you want to self-isolate. She goes through a rendition of friendship types and who to avoid and who to lean on during PPD. She makes many valid points. The author also commented that it is a physical illness and not just a state of mind. Great information, because it's true. She also made a point about how it effects the whole family and how simply hoping it will go away only prolongs the symptoms. Great advice. In conclusion, the author provides a helpful does of Bible verses to encourage any reader in the throes of the illness who may feel trapped and hopeless. The verses address particular issues and are a perfect way to end the book.
She bears her heart  Jun 25, 2007
I am a firm believer that you can never fully understand something unless you've lived through it. After reading this book, however, I feel like I understand PPD as much as I possibly can - having never suffered through it. I can't imagine anyone being more honest or open about their experience that Sue. My first thought after reading it was: There are so many people who need to read this so they know they're not alone. What amazing courage it takes to write the way she did! Thank you, Sue, for writing a book that could save lives.
Invaluable resource  Jun 17, 2007
The Lifter of My Head is the moving story of one young mother's walk through the murky waters of Post Partum Depression. In her book, Sue offers a candid and invaluable look at an illness many young mothers are ill-equipped to diagnose and handle. Through sharing vital medical information on PPD and her own spiritual journey and healing, the book will be a lifesaver for countless women. I wish I had had this resource years ago when a dear family member struggled with PPD.
Finally! A Christian book about PPD  Jun 16, 2007
A book about this topic has been desperately needed for such a long time, particularly as tragedies stemming from various postpartum mood disorders pervade the media more and more each day. Sue tells the story of her journey through postpartum depression by interweaving it with the voice of wisdom, the voice of knowledge, the voice of encouragement and the voice of God through His Word. That is one of the most inspiring and true aspects of this book. Sue shares so much Scripture that clearly tells us exactly where God is when we hurt - always by our sides and often carrying us.

What I often consider a sign of a great book such as this is the ability to apply the wisdom to any number of life circumstances. For example, reading a book about infertility and loss (Hannah's Hope by Jennifer Saake) after already giving birth to my son taught me so much about the journey I was now on, despite the fact that my infertile days had come to a close. The same can be said of Sue's book. I learned so much that can be so applicable to any dark valley that one may go through. Lean on Scripture and hold on with all your strength, even if by your very fingertips. I also learned much about friendships with Sue, again crying as I recalled how Christ worked through the many types of friends as He carried me through my depression. Sue is also always quick to remind the reader of the resulting growth that comes from walking through a dark valley such as postpartum depression.

I was greatly encouraged by this book and inspired by Sue's story and I highly recommend this book. It is a story of encouragement and most of all, a story of hope. There is always hope.

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