Infertility / Loss

Infertility / Loss

Coping with Infertility

Coping With Infertility and its Emotional Toll

Infertility for a couple is a highly stressful life circumstance. It can last months to years, and the chronic stress has mental health repercussions....
Infertility medication side effects

Emotional Side Effects of Infertility Medications

Infertility, affecting many couples, can have a number of mental health complications like depression (see my article on Psychological Impact of Infertility). The most...
My new private practice

My New Private Practice in the Bay Area

Dear readers...I’m excited to announce I’m taking the next step in promoting women’s mental health! This January, I am launching a new perinatal mental...
PCOS and its connection to mood | Learn about the symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and its connection to depression

PCOS and its Connection to Mood

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 5% of reproductive aged women and is one of the most common reasons for infertility. It is...
Emotional Weight of Miscarriage

Emotional Weight of Miscarriage

You might be one of the millions of women who have been through a miscarriage, also known as a spontaneous abortion. Yet, while common,...

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Baby blues or beyond? Recognizing Postpartum depression | Learn about the risk factors for postpartum depression, how to diagnose it, and treatment options

Baby Blues or Beyond? Recognizing Postpartum Depression

The majority of women, more than three-quarters, experience the baby blues immediately after childbirth. It is a feeling precipitated by the sudden change in...