Tag: PPD

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 ...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a time to shine a light on the important roles of women in our society, their amazing contribut ...
Postpartum care: What you need to know about the new guidelines

Postpartum care: What you need to know about the new guidelines

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently released new guidelines calling for changes to improve the postpartum care ...
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 ...
Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Your body worked hard during pregnancy, helping to keep your baby healthy and safe. But your body also changes after having a baby. While some cha ...
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 ...
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) ...