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Support in Stressful Times

At PSI we want you to know that we are very aware that recent events in several states, from hurricanes and tropical storms to forest fires, have caused extra stress for many. For mothers and families struggling with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, these stressors are a particular burden. Now, as always, PSI is here…

Overcoming Maternal Depression

Overcoming Maternal Depression – One Woman’s Story by Martha Escudero for the Postpartum Support International Blog August 20, 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. October 2-3, 2017 – Loveland, Colorado: Ann Dunnewold, PhD; Celeste St. John-Larkin, MD; Wendy N Davis, PhD October 26-27 – Indianapolis, Indiana;…