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Perinatal Mood Disorders

Welcome to the NICU

Merritt Juliano | Posted 11.24.2016 | Parents
Merritt Juliano

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, which is why I decided the timing was ripe for me to document my own experience as a NICU parent. For those ...

On Growing Into My Motherhood

Sarah Bregel | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

To me, the house felt like a symbol that everything might turn out all right, that there might be a way for two childish adults to somehow make a family.

When Doctors Ignore Postpartum Depression

Marissa Kristal | Posted 09.25.2014 | Parents
Marissa Kristal

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.

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...

PBS's This Emotional Life: Prepartum Healthcare Can Impact Postpartum Mood Disorders

Jessica Zucker, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Zucker, Ph.D.

Perinatal mood disorders have been called the most common complication associated with childbirth. Mood struggles during the postpartum period run ra...

12 Depression Busters For New Moms

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

It's supposed to be the most exciting time of your life ... and everyone is telling you how lucky you are to have a beautiful baby, but all you can do...