“The Yellow Wall-Paper” 100-year-old story of postpartum depression.

Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper" was first published in 1892. It is a story about a woman battling with postpartum depression that has just been prescribed the "Rest Cure". The "Rest Cure" in those days was mostly prescribed to treat mental illnesses. It wasn't just permission to relax, which might sound great … Continue reading “The Yellow Wall-Paper” 100-year-old story of postpartum depression.