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The transition to parenthood is stressful, and the months after a first baby is born are unique in a couple’s life.  There are physical...
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Intrusive Thoughts and OCD Postpartum

Intrusive thoughts postpartum are scary. I have had several patients describe their fears to me – fears that they might do something to harm...
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When to Return to Work? Maternity Leave and Mental Health

Maternity leave is an invaluable period of bonding time for a new mom and her baby and a time of recuperation after delivery. But how...
Postpartum depression in dads | Learn which fathers are at risk & how to decrease the risks, consequences of depressions, and treatment options

Postpartum Depression in Dads

Fathers are fifty percent of a couple, supplying half of the genetic material to create a baby, but when we talk about the postpartum...
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