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...
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...
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...
OCD in Pregnancy

OCD in Pregnancy

As we’ve previously learned, pregnancy and the postpartum period can predispose a woman to developing a new mental health condition or worsening of an...
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,...

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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...