Giving birth and caring for a newborn is such an arduous and exhausting task. There is even a term for the extreme exhaustion that mothers experience after birth: postpartum fatigue.
I’ve always found the topic of autoimmunity very fascinating, probably because it hit very close to home for me. My older sister was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis a few months after giving birth to her son. She was in so much pain in her knees and elbows, she could barely get up from bed or hold her baby.Read more