Though you may not hear anyone say it, postpartum mood disorders like depression or anxiety are the most common complication of childbirth. Offering to come and hold the baby, while romantic and appealing in that diaper-commercial sense, doesn’t always cut
Very honored to be able to share my story with CBS and bring about more awareness for postpartum depression and the new medication designed to treat it. Thankful for the opportunity!
September 10th is Suicide Awareness Day. Wherever you are between 6pm-9pm light a candle for those we have lost to Maternal Mental Health Disorder. Be sure to snap a photo and share on your social media to help spread awareness.
Every healthcare provider who treats or comes in contact with a perinatal woman should hand her a list of reputable, reliable, and accessible local maternal mental health professionals. Article: Healthcare Providers and Your Perinatal Population: Your patients are at risk.
I’m a shameless, unrepentant Facebook user. A tab with Facebook is always open in my browser, and if I’m away from my keyboard I’ll still check on my phone. It makes me laugh to look at funny memes and silly lists.
“The Colorado General Assembly signed Senate Joint Resolution 17-037 to designate May 1-7, 2017 as Colorado Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. Several CDPHE partners and Beverly Warner (an Adams County mom and maternal mental health advocate who brought the issue
Today is World Maternal Mental Health Day. The irony in that statement is that maternal mental health has become my world. Every day, since even before the birth of my son. My feed has been full of stories and support
Content Warning: Potentially graphic post-surgical images. Today I share a part of my birth story that I have not before. I experienced a traumatic birth, a quiet nightmare that stretched into weeks postpartum. Because I was delivered early