Scary thoughts and OCD postpartum

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...
How to move forward from a traumatic birth experience (PTSD)

How to Move Forward After a Traumatic Birth Experience

When women think about childbirth, they often have many different hopes and plans. What happens when those dreams of a beautiful experience do not...
Relationship changes with parenthood

How a Relationship Changes With Parenthood

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...
When Should I Return to Work? Maternity Leave and Mental Health

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...
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...

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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...