Lauren Shapiro

Lauren Shapiro is a South African journalist and mother of three beautiful children (kein-ein-hora). She’s also a survivor of perinatal distress (PND), from which she suffered while pregnant with her third child. She hopes that in sharing her experiences with others, she can encourage awareness and treatment of this dreadful disease. Read more of her work at or follow here column here:

Articles by Lauren Shapiro

When Blessings Bring Pain

When I saw the little blue line on the pregnancy test, I felt like I was walking on air. A ...