Lauren is a survivor of Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Depression. In between her two episodes, she also battled ante-partum depression. She now blogs at My Postpartum Voice and actively supports other women on Twitter through the development of the hashtag #PPDChat as they fight their way out of the darkness. In addition to battling Postpartum Mood Disorder Challenges, Lauren also has experience with exclusive pumping, cleft palates, preemies, and breastfeeding. She strongly believes in fully supporting mothers on their journey, empowering and educating them to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. Over the past five years, Lauren has served as a Coordinator with Postpartum Support International. Her blog, My Postpartum Voice, was named a Best of the Web blog by Psych Central in 2010. Lauren has also been named a Top 10 PPD Writer by Postpartum Progress in both 2010 and 2011. She is a proud mother of three children and currently resides in Virginia. You can find her on twitter @unxpctdblessing.