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Postpartum mood disorders cause distress for parents during what they anticipated would be a joyful time.

In addition, PPMDs can affect children’s development if left untreated. There are six postpartum mood disorders: postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety disorder, postpartum bipolar disorder, postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder, postpartum posttraumatic stress disorder, and postpartum psychosis. New parents and their children don’t have to suffer without help. Good treatments, resources, and support are available.

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Pediatricians: They’re Not Just For Kids Anymore

Last week I explored the potentiality of perinatal mood disorder interventions occurring within the context of the expectant mother-obstetrician/midwife relationship.

Don’t Ignore Your Postpartum Depression

I often hear from women who choose not to reach out for help even though they have serious concerns they are suffering from postpartum depression or anxiety.  There is a tendency to hope that the symptoms will eventually wear off, or that if they can just yank up those bootstraps some more they’ll be alright.


Prepartum Healthcare Can Impact Postpartum Mood Disorders

Perinatal mood disorders have been called the most common complication associated with childbirth.

5 Things Dads Can Do to Understand & Help With Postpartum Depression

You’ve become a dad.  You are thrilled about having this brand new baby in your life, even though you are exhausted and more than a little nervous about figuring out how to properly raise another human being.


Postpartum Recession

Am I ever going to want to hold and nurture my baby?”
“Do these feelings mean that I’m a bad mother?”

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