The Harvard T.H. Chan School for Public Health is offering a free webinar "What happens if she screens positive for postpartum depression? Moving postpartum care from screening to treatment and beyond." Register now.
A study published in May 2017 examined the impact of a childbirth education course based on mindfulness principles on the pain experienced during childbirth and the ability to handle that pain on a physiological level as well as adjust to the postpartum period.
Depression and anxiety along with other mental health conditions are the most common complication of childbirth. One in five pregnant people suffers from mood and anxiety disorders and one in seven postpartum people. Partners are also affected.
By Walker Karraa, PhD.Perinatal and/or postpartum depression affects more than 15% off all women during pregnancy or after birth. Many women are not diagnosed and therefore are not referred on to specialists who can help them with appropriate treatment. Last month, the Centers for Disease Cont
By Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D, author, IBCLC, researcher, internationally acclaimed speaker and occasional contributor to our blog, has written a new book - "A Breastfeeding-Friendly Approach to Postpartum Depression: A Resource Guide for Health