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FDA Approves Postpartum Depression Drug
For the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved medicine to treat postpartum depression.
What My Postnatal Depression Taught Me About Gender Roles
Kristie De Garis
Photographer. Writer. Mother to daughters. My feminism is inte...
For starters, a father dealing with a child who won’t sleep is a saint. A mother doing it is a mother.
Postnatal Depression In Fathers
Gabriel Ivbijaro MBE JP
Visiting Professor of Population Health, NOVA University, Lisb...
I was walking across the medical centre car park when one of my patients called me over and suddenly asked “Doc, can I
Warts and All: Why There's Room for the Other Stories About Motherhood
Mother, writer and conversation starter about the real stories...
I recently received a message from a mother who suggested that some of the "bad stories" shared by my project Little Tsunami might scare off other mums, and that showing both sides of the motherhood coin could be a better approach.
Finally, a Strategy to Help Prevent Postpartum Depression
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH
Author, 'Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth From the Garden o...
We aren't talking investing in expensive equipment or new drugs or even funding house-calling health workers (though that would be nice), but simply making sure that screening for depression is part of routine prenatal visits.
'This Too Shall Pass' Brings a Timely Message of Hope for Mothers Day
Psychologist, Mindfulness Teacher and Coach
This Too Shall Pass
won Best Short Animated Film for its honest depiction of the conflicting emotions that are often experienced by mothers as they battle exhaustion and overwhelm along with waves of love for their baby or child.
When Doctors Ignore Postpartum Depression
Writer, therapist, and mama
Weeks, months, even a year passed, and I did not feel like "me" again. In fact, by my daughter's first birthday, I didn't even know who "me" was. I knew who I used to be: a positive, cheerful, friendly gal who came alive when writing, being physically active, and spending time in nature.
My Thoughts of Death and Dying
Blogger, author, runner, mother, wifie, health nut, perfection...
In the hours and days after having my baby, I cried. This is a normal part of childbirth as your hormones go crazy. But at some stage during the days after childbirth and before leaving hospital the tears morphed into worried thoughts of death and dying.
5 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body After Giving Birth (and When They'll Go Back to Normal)
CafeMom is the meting place for moms
I had my daughter a little over three months ago and weird stuff's still going on. Stuff all those people telling me, "Think you're tired now? Wait 'til the baby gets here!" forgot to fill me in on.
Prenatal Depression: When It's Not Just the Pregnancy Blues
That afternoon I called a friend with three children, trying through hysterical tears to explain how unmoored I felt. I was
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Postpartum Depression Linked With Gene Variants, Study Finds
Amanda L. Chan
"Current screening policies rely on the opportunistic finding of PND cases using screening tools such as the Edinburgh Postnatal
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