Tag: postpartum depression

Stress during pregnancy: Disparities in mental health

Stress during pregnancy: Disparities in mental health

Most of us have experienced stress at some point in our lives. Things like work deadlines and sitting in traffic are part of everyday stress. These ar ...
International Maternal Mental Health Week

International Maternal Mental Health Week

This week, April 29 to May 5, is International Maternal Mental Health Week. It’s a time to raise our voices and help create awareness about moms a ...
National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month. Each year many organizations come together to help raise awareness about the health status of racial and ...
Can perinatal depression be prevented?

Can perinatal depression be prevented?

Perinatal depression is depression that happens during pregnancy or in the first year after having a baby. It’s the most common complication of pr ...
Mental health matters for moms

Mental health matters for moms

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority He ...
Is it postpartum depression?

Is it postpartum depression?

Welcoming a new baby into your life is an exciting moment. But for some moms, feelings of happiness after giving birth mix with intense feelings of sa ...
Emotional changes after having a baby

Emotional changes after having a baby

It is common to have emotional changes after your baby is born. You may feel excited, exhausted, overwhelmed, and even sad at times. Taking care ...
Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

We receive a number of questions about the effects of stress and depression on pregnancy. Here is some information that can help you better understand ...
Postpartum depression – don’t suffer in silence

Postpartum depression – don’t suffer in silence

If you keep up with celebrity news, you may have read about model and TV series host Chrissy Teigen’s recent struggle with Postpartum Depression (PPD) ...
Help to bring postpartum depression out of the shadows

Help to bring postpartum depression out of the shadows

Did you know that 1 in 7 mothers experience postpartum depression but only 15% receive care? The March of Dimes is working to urge Congress to pass a ...