Pregnancy hormones' impact on emotional health | Learn about the four key pregnancy hormones and how they may impact your emotional health

Pregnancy Hormones’ Impact on Emotional Health

Pregnancy is a time when your hormones change drastically. These hormones are the reason you feel the way you do, both physically and emotionally,...
Treatment options for insomnia in pregnancy | Learn in depth about all of the treatment options available to help you sleep well during pregnancy

Treatment Options for Insomnia in Pregnancy

Sleep in pregnancy can be a challenge and poor sleep leads to various emotional and physical consequences (See: Sleep Disturbance in Pregnancy). Before seeking...

Acupuncture for Pregnancy Depression

Many of my pregnant patients struggling with depression ask about non-medication treatment options. Understandably, there are many concerns and hesitations about taking medication during...
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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...
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...

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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...