Relationship changes with parenthood

How a Relationship Changes With Parenthood

The transition to parenthood is stressful, and the months after a first baby is born are unique in a couple’s life.  There are physical...
Panic Attack During Pregnancy

Panic Attack During Pregnancy

If you have experienced a panic attack during pregnancy, you remember the sensation – shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, racing thoughts, and...
When Should I Return to Work? Maternity Leave and Mental Health

When to Return to Work? Maternity Leave and Mental Health

Maternity leave is an invaluable period of bonding time for a new mom and her baby and a time of recuperation after delivery. But how...
Welcome to Mind Body Pregnancy

Welcome to Mind Body Pregnancy!

You might be here because you are planning a pregnancy and feeling worried, or because you are pregnant and struggling emotionally, or postpartum and...
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...
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...
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...
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...