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Perinatal Depression

What the New York Times Got Right About Depression In Pregnancy

Seleni Institute | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Seleni Institute

A mother and her child are two parts of a whole, and we need to treat them as such during and after pregnancy. Making sure moms are healthy is how we give birth to a healthy society.

Empathy Helps Where Sympathy and Tough Love Fall Short

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents

All the craziness I'd set aside came rushing back -- fear of my own incompetence, suffocating guilt, terrified disbelief -- thinking of the weeks, months and years of monotonous chaos I was in for. Meanwhile, I couldn't imagine getting through even one day.

Bringing Change to Massachusetts: New Models to Address the Perinatal Mental Health Crisis

MotherWoman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact

By Liz Friedman Miriam Carey's death is evidence of a crisis in this country. This is yet another heartbreaking example of the desperate need for a ...

A Great Divide: Bridging Gaps Between Maternal and Mental Health

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact

Maternity care and mental health care are both lacking in our otherwise incredibly developed nation. Combine these two and you have the perfect storm...

May Is Perinatal Depression Awareness Month: Why You Need to Pay Attention

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

Why does perinatal depression need more awareness and attention from all of us? Depression in itself is a mental health issue that still carries a heavy stigma in this society.