Tag: postpartum depression

Taking care of your mental health while your baby is in the NICU

Taking care of your mental health while your baby is in the NICU

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way daily life looks for all of us. For so many families, these are uncertain a ...
Having good mental health can help women have a healthy pregnancy

Having good mental health can help women have a healthy pregnancy

Today we observe World Mental Health Day. Let’s take this opportunity to bring attention to the mental health issues affecting women in the United Sta ...
Here is why we need Black Maternal Mental Health Week

Here is why we need Black Maternal Mental Health Week

August 26-31, 2019 marks the first Black Maternal Mental Health Week. It’s a week dedicated to creating awareness about the mental health of black ...
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 ...