Anxiety Disorder vs. Stress During Pregnancy | Guide to identifying regular stress vs. an anxiety disorder, understanding the impact on your pregnancy, and key treatment options to deal with anxiety

Anxiety Disorder vs. Stress During Pregnancy

Anxiety is a broad term, which in the general population is often synonymous with worry and stress. In this article, we will separate out...
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...
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...
Want a better labor experience? Hire a doula! | Learn about the benefits of having a doula and helpful resources to help you decide

Want a Better Labor Experience? Hire a Doula!

Research has proven that doulas, defined as lay women who assist with childbirth, can have significant positive impact on your labor, delivery, and even...
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...

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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...