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Secret Pain

Secret Pain Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. for the Postpartum Support International Blog January 19, 2016 You just had a baby. Everyone around you is so happy. And you are too…sometimes. You feel “off” or “out of sorts,” but you’re not sure why. So, you think, “Well, maybe it’s because I’m sooooo tired.” That’s definitely true, but…

Some Days – This Motherhood Thing

Some Days – This Motherhood Thing by Andrea Bates Postpartum Support International Blog January 10, 2016 Some days you’ll find yourself wondering how you got into this whole motherhood thing. And you’ll ask yourself how on earth you’re going to survive it. And then you’ll remind yourself that … Sometimes the only thing you can…

Own Your Story

Own Your Story by Lauren Safran Postpartum Support International Blog January 6, 2016 Picture this scene…soft music…a symphony of gentle chords dance around you. As the tempo increases your heart fills with love. All of the empty pieces within you are suddenly sated and warm and complete. You have given birth and are comfortably lounging…

Eight Ways to Reduce Your Stress in the New Year

Eight Ways to Reduce Your Stress in the New Year Postpartum Support International Blog by Andrea Bates January 2, 2016 Stress is something we all have to live with. We need to manage it. Beat it. Find ways around it. It’s going to be there. But there are a few reliable steps we can take…

Attunement

Postpartum Support International Blog December 28, 2015 by Robin Hooper Last weekend, I enjoyed a rare occurrence. My son Joey, who is almost 4, and I were home alone. With siblings and a daddy it had been approximately 9 months since this had happened. Joey was knocked out from a long day and early morning…

How to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season

December 23, 2015 Postpartum Support International Blog How to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season by Andrea Bates The holiday season is a beautiful time. Filled with joy and laughter, music and excitement, cookies and presents – what’s not to love? Lots, unfortunately. The holidays can be the most stressful time of the year…

The Living Grief of Parenthood

Postpartum Support International Blog December 21, 2015 The Living Grief of Parenthood by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. It’s always there, sometimes just below the surface. Sometimes in your face. The push and pull of overwhelming elation and grief in every moment that your child grows. It seems to affect us all; some more than others. That…

PSI Response to Antidepressants and Autism Risk

Less Fear, More Science. December 17, 2015 We write on behalf of Postpartum Support International (PSI), the leading organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood disorders, and its clinical member group, the Reproductive Psychiatry Group. As a group, we are deeply concerned by the possible harmful repercussions of Boukhris et al.’s study ‘Antidepressant…

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FAQ – Antidepressants and Autism?

Q & A regarding Boukhris et al. et al.’s study ‘Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children’, published in JAMA Pediatrics: This FAQ was written in response to an article published on the question of rates of autism and a research study’s statement that there might be a relationship to…

Mom for the Holidays

December 15, 2015 Mom for the Holidays by Lauren Hale From the Postpartum Support International Blog Jingle bells, jingle bells, mama had a baby. Now she’s sad but she must look glad, oh my will she ever survive? Oh, the holidays. The holidays when we are supposed to be so happy, festive, and joyous even…

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