postpartum depression http://michiganradio.org en Couple ends bid to swim across Lake Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/couple-ends-bid-swim-across-lake-michigan <p>Jeff and Sara Tow had to cut their swim across Lake Michigan short. The couple was publicizing the swim to raise awareness about postpartum depression. Strong currents in the lake and exhaustion were to blame.</p><p>From the <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20120816/NEWS06/120816014/Michigan-couple-s-attempt-swim-across-Lake-Michigan-ends">Associated Press</a>:</p><blockquote><p>Family spokesman Ryan Reed says in an e-mail to the Associated Press that Sara and Jeff Tow were declared medically unable to continue the swim Wednesday. He says they were brought by boat to Ludington and taken to a hospital for evaluation.</p><p>The Grand Rapids-area couple got under way Tuesday morning from Two Rivers, Wis. They had planned to swim to the Big Point Sable Lighthouse at west Michigan's Ludington State Park.</p><p>Reed says strong currents slowed their progress.</p></blockquote><p><a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/swimming-lake-michigan-raise-awareness-postpartum-depression">Michigan Radio's Christina Shockley</a> spoke with the couple prior to their attempt for our <em>Seeking Change</em> segment. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:03:08 +0000 Mark Brush 8696 at http://michiganradio.org Couple ends bid to swim across Lake Michigan Grand Rapids duo begins postpartum depression awareness swim across Lake Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/grand-rapids-duo-begins-postpartum-depression-awareness-swim-across-lake-michigan <p><strong>11:04 a.m</strong><strong>.</strong></p><p>Jeff and Sara Tow had to cut their swim across Lake Michigan short. The couple was publicizing the swim to raise awareness about postpartum depression. Strong currents in the lake and exhaustion were to blame.</p><p>From the <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20120816/NEWS06/120816014/Michigan-couple-s-attempt-swim-across-Lake-Michigan-ends">Associated Press</a>:</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:56:10 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 8671 at http://michiganradio.org Grand Rapids duo begins postpartum depression awareness swim across Lake Michigan Swimming Lake Michigan to raise awareness of postpartum depression http://michiganradio.org/post/swimming-lake-michigan-raise-awareness-postpartum-depression <p>Jeff and Sara Tow have lived through two cycles of postpartum depression. Now they plan to swim across Lake Michigan to raise awareness of postpartum mood disorder, and help others overcome it. As part of our weekly series, &quot;Seeking Change&quot; Michigan Radio&#39;s Christina Shockley spoke with the Tows. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 14:54:43 +0000 Christina Shockley 6785 at http://michiganradio.org Swimming Lake Michigan to raise awareness of postpartum depression