Sleep disturbance in pregnancy

Sleep Disturbance in Pregnancy

In pregnancy, sleep can be significantly altered. You might find yourself waking up too early, or too many times. You might find it hard...
Perinatal depression? Massage can help | Learn how massage can help decrease symptoms of depression and pick the right masage therapist for you

Perinatal Depression? Massage Can Help

We have previously discussed the importance of treating depression during pregnancy, given the potential consequences on the developing infant and the delivery. This article...
Sex during pregnancy

Sex During Pregnancy

For many women, their own views of themselves as sexual beings and their sexual behaviors change over the course of pregnancy and into the...
Partner violence in pregnancy

Partner Violence During Pregnancy

The number one cause of death during pregnancy is partner violence. Domestic violence (also called intimate partner violence, IPV) is defined by the American...
Guide to Depression during Pregnancy

Guide to Depression during Pregnancy

Many of my patients are surprised to hear how common it is to experience depression during pregnancy. Perhaps this is because pregnancy in today’s...

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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...