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Every Single Person — Thoughts for Maternal Mental Health Day

Every Single Person — Thoughts for Maternal Mental Health Awareness by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. PSI Blog  – May 1, 2017 Here’s a little thought experiment…. Think for a moment about a woman you really care about. It can be your mother, grandmother, wife, sister, daughter, aunt—anyone. Got her in your mind? Now imagine that she isn’t feeling…

PPD ACT

April 27, 2017      Popular ResearchKit iPhone App to Study Postpartum Depression Expands to Include New Countries, Modules and Android Version One year after launching iOS version of PPD ACTTM in the U.S. and Australia, UNC School of Medicine launches Android version and Canada CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina (UNC)…

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Postpartum Anxiety – Holistic Healing

Postpartum Anxiety – Holistic Healing By Pam Marmon PSI Blog – April 26, 2017 The overwhelming smell of antiseptics choked the air as I waited for the doctor’s results in the emergency room. As nurses buzzed past my door, I found myself reconsidering if having it all is worth it. My heart was racing and…

Climb Out of the Darkness 2017

COTD Announcement Welcome to Climb Out of the Darkness 2017 PSI is excited to launch Climb Out of the Darkness 2017 and honored to continue this wonderful event.  We have collaborated with many to plan and host a Climb that is built on the great work done by Postpartum Progress and Climb Leaders through the…

Important PSI News about the Safety Net for all families

PSI is here to support the families of Postpartum Progress March 7, 2017 All of us at Postpartum Support International (PSI) want to say how sorry we are about what has taken place in recent days at Postpartum Progress. To all of you who have so much to offer to women and men who suffer…

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Letter from Ann Smith

Hello from Ann Smith, PSI President May 14, 2017 It was a long busy winter at PSI. We are looking forward to Spring and Summer for lots of reasons, but let me talk about a few. Our 30th annual (imagine that) conference takes place in Philadelphia this year from July 12-15th. The 12th and 13th…

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Learn how to help new moms and dads — Trainings

Coming to YOU! PSI Certificate Trainings: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Components of Care   We have new trainings planned all the time — come join us! You’ll find more information and registration links below.  The 2-day PSI Certificate of Completion Course, taught by experienced and engaging faculty, is a thorough and evidence-based curriculum designed for nurses,…

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We are with you

Motherhood does not care if a woman is Muslim or Christian, black or white, Republican or Democrat, gay or straight, rich or poor. Motherhood is a state of being that transcends all labels and creates a bond among women.   Postpartum depression and anxiety does not distinguish either. For the one in seven women, and…

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Dark Side of the Full Moon

Movie about maternal mental health: Dark Side of the Full Moon Blog post by Lisa Edwards October 16, 2016 for Postpartum Support International Do you remember getting that wonderful glucose test for gestational diabetes when you were pregnant? Or perhaps you were one of the lucky ones (like me) who even got the follow-up test,…

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Don’t Wait

You don’t have to be in despair to get help by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. for the Postpartum Support International (PSI) Blog October 10, 2016 Emotional distress and stress are on a spectrum, from very mild to very severe. We all run along this spectrum as we face different life situations. Infertility, pregnancy, loss, and the…

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