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...
Medication Safety Review - Zolpidem (Ambien)

Medication Safety Review: Zolpidem (Ambien)

This series will review a medication (commonly used in mental health treatment) weekly to describe its safety profile and answer five important questions. Today we...
Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy

For many women, some nausea and vomiting, particularly in the early part of pregnancy, seems inevitable. For some, however, the condition becomes severe enough...
The Pregnancy Brain Myth

The Pregnancy Brain Myth

The way a woman’s mind works changes during pregnancy. Many women say they experience baby brain or pregnancy brain, referring to feeling less confident...
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,...
Guide to folic acid for depression

Guide to Folic Acid for Depression

Every pregnant woman is encouraged to take folic acid as a supplement during pregnancy. Folate is important for the formation of the neural tube...
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...
Medication Safety Review Series - Trazodone

Medication Safety Review Series: Trazodone

This series will review a medication (commonly used in mental health treatment) weekly to describe its safety profile and answer five important questions. Today we...