Regular contributor Walker Karraa has written an excellent three part series on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) and what the childbirth educator or birth professional can do to help women get the help they may need when dealing with mental illness during the prenatal and postpartum
by David White, MD CCFP, Associate Professor, Dept of Family & Community Medicine, University of TorontoDr. David White reviews the study "Postpartum Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms: The Uninvited Birth Companion" that made news headlines earlier this month.
Stigma & Prevalence of Perinatal Mental Illness Part One of this series of posts discusses the experience of public stigma and self-shame around perinatal mental illness. Part Two talks about risk factors and types of perinatal mental illnesses. Part Three about what you can do, Words & Acti
In the last few weeks, several of us here at Science & Sensibility have spent time discussing various issues surrounding a womans experience before, during and after pregnancy, labor and birth. We have contemplated risk factors for postpartum depression and how to survey pregnant women fo