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!
Drugs@FDA: FDA Approved Drug Products: very technical language heavy, viewable history, letters, labels from Sage Therapeutics. Note a study is coming available for 15-18 year olds; underage mothers are at a significantly higher risk for perinatal mental health complications. Your deferred pediatric study required
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.
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
Tomorrow I’m going to be at the Colorado State Capitol to support the joint resolution that will create Maternal Mental Health Week in Colorado. I will stand with my family, my doctors & caregivers, my legislators, and my community to
This is my son. Just hours old. 3 tiny pounds. He was born growth restricted and premature at 32 weeks gestation. I had preeclampsia. Next year, in 2018 if not sooner, if Obamacare is repealed, he will no longer be