postpartum depression

  1. Pregnancy

    Here's another reason to stop feeling guilty about your epidural

    Epidurals may be more than just a miracle method for (theoretically) pain-free childbirth. New data shows that epidurals may yield a...
  2. Baby

    How moms are climbing out of the darkness of mental illness

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    On the longest day of the year, women in 40 states and six countries will embark on climbs and hikes to raise funds and awareness...
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    How your placenta could save your life

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    Placenta pills do more than you might think — these moms share how they helped ward off postpartum depression in a huge way.
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    New study shows that parenting is hard on dads, too

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    Moms get postpartum depression, but did you know that some dads get it too? A recent study has found that younger dads are more...
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    Depression and parenting a child with special needs

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    It’s natural to feel hormonal, tired, overwhelmed and even sad after having a baby (especially your first) and discovering he...
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    The reality of post-adoption depression

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    Society is made up of all sorts of families, and the women who parent these children are mothers through and through, whether...
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    Meet mental health pioneer Katherine Stone

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    Blogger Katherine Stone devotes her time and talents to raising awareness of postpartum depression. We talk to Katherine about her...
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    Mental Health Month: What is postpartum anxiety?

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    Most moms are aware of the risks and warning signs of postpartum depression, but what about its lesser-known, related disorder,...
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    The sad truth about prenatal depression

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    You've probably heard about postpartum depression, but did you know women can suffer from depression during pregnancy? Whether you...
  10. Pregnancy

    Birth disappointment: When things don’t go as planned

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    The main goal of a pregnancy and birth experience is a healthy baby, right? Of course, but you cannot discount a mom's feelings when...
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    Gwyneth Paltrow: I felt like a zombie after son's birth

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    Gwyneth Paltrow revealed that she suffered from post-partum depression after the birth of her son Moses. Read on to see how she...
  12. Parenting

    Postpartum work-home choice affects happiness

    A 2012 Brigham Young University study found that 71% of mothers weren't doing what they wanted to do regarding working full or...
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    Mom story: I was a teen mom

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    Cristy May Dickinson, 35, of Milton, Ontario, remembers overhearing two women talking trash about a pregnant teen: that the girl was...
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    Symptoms of postpartum depression

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    Many new moms get the baby blues, but some get postpartum depression or other postpartum mood disorders. Know the symptoms of...
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    Real moms share: How I beat the baby blues

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    Becoming a mom is a life-altering experience. But along with the joy of welcoming a baby often comes an unexpected side effect --...
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    Leslie Mann talks postpartum depression and parenting teens

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    Leslie Mann has starred in hit movies such as Knocked Up and 40 Year Old Virgin and voices a character in the new movie Rio,...
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    How to prepare for postpartum depression

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    Many moms experience the “baby blues” shortly after giving birth. But when mood swings don’t subside and the blues hang on, it’s...