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Overcoming Maternal Depression

Overcoming Maternal Depression – One Woman’s Story by Martha Escudero for the Postpartum Support International Blog July 31, 2017 This piece appeared previously on the Center for Health Journalism blog It was during my second pregnancy when the changes really hit me. I had recently moved to the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. This is…

Tough Times in Dadville

Tough Times in Dadville By David Levine MD for the PSI Blog June 15, 2017 Comedian Aziz Ansari wrote a book called Modern Romance in 2015. It is all about finding your way in the modern tech world of love. What does that have to do with postpartum depression? Well, bear with me a second……

Heartache and Healing

Heartache and Healing for the PSI Blog June 6, 2017 by Robin Muskal, Ph.D. Heartache can come to mothers in many different forms. It can be the loss of a pregnancy, a difficult diagnosis of a child, disappointment in a spouse, a traumatic childbirth experience, or many other reasons. From my work with postpartum parents over…

Upcoming PSI Trainings

2-Day Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Training; Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care  http://www.postpartum.net/professionals/psi-certificate-training/  Registration includes training binder, handouts, breakfast and lunch, and continuing education credits. Approved for CMEs, CNEs, and CEs. August 24-25 – Marietta, Georgia: Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA | Christena Raines, RN, MSN, APRN-BC October 2-3, 2017 – Loveland, Colorado:…

Pact for the Cure PPD-ACT

by Carly Snyder, MD PPD ACT™ , the largest research study on PPD and other perinatal mood disorders, aims to understand why some women get postpartum depression (PPD) and others do not. If you stand in a room filled with 100 mothers, at least 14 of them likely suffered from postpartum depression. That’s 1 in 7….