She Wanted To Be The Perfect Mom, Then Landed In A Psychiatric Unit

Lisa Abramson and her firstborn child, Lucy, in 2014. A few weeks after Lucy

Postpartum psychosis is rare, but very real, doctors say. And, unlike in some European nations, most U.S. moms who need inpatient psychiatric care can’t bring along their babies, adding to the trauma.

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