Perinatal Psychosis

Maternal Mental Health Month with Caitlin

 Tell us about Maternal Mental Health Month Maternal Mental Health Month is more than just 30 days fully dedicated to raising awareness about perinatal mental health. It is an opportunity for PSI to make a worldwide impact…
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Semana Mundial de la Salud Mental Materna

Por tercer año consecutivo nos sumamos a la Semana Mundial de la Salud Mental Materna llevando a cabo nuestra campaña #EnRedNosSostenemos, con el objetivo de crear conciencia sobre la importancia de la salud mental…
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EMDR in the Perinatal Period

 Early in my career while working in community mental health, my supervisor often said, “it’s all trauma.” After a few years of experience, I recognized her wisdom and understood more clearly that my clients’ struggles did…
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Perinatal Mental Health Alliance Provider March Blog

Provider Spotlight“I’ve always believed everyone deserves to have a beautiful and carefree childhood. Many do not and I cannot change that; however, what I can do is try to guide and support new parents to be the best version of themselves…
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Before, During and after Birth: Representation Matters

Hello, beautiful humans. My name is JaNina, and I am a trained full-spectrum doula. I am currently supporting my community through my own business DoulaMeWright, a local doula agency, Music City Doula, and through a program called Doulas…
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Perinatal Mental Health Alliance Provider January Blog

Provider Spotlight“Oftentimes, women and couples are overloaded with information when trying to conceive, experience an emotional crisis, are expecting, or postpartum. We understand the fear and emotional toll Black women and couples…
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Perinatal Mental Health Alliance Provider February Blog

Provider Spotlight “As a child, I always said I wanted to deliver babies, and was told that this meant I wanted to be an OB/GYN” shares Ariana Stokes, BS, BSN, RN. Ariana is a Florida native who spent two years studying Women and…
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PSI Statement on Perinatal Psychosis-Related Tragedies 2023

Perinatal psychosis occurs approximately 1-2 of 1000 births, although occasionally psychosis can begin during pregnancy or after pregnancy loss, most often begin within the first 2 weeks after birth, and might include delusions, hallucinations, delirium, and paranoia.
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PMADs Don’t Discriminate and Neither Should We

PMADs Don’t Discriminate and Neither Should We by Hajara KuttyWithin the past six months, ten children lost their lives at the hands of postpartum mothers. Erin Merdy, Dimone Fleming, Paulesha Green-Pulliam and Lindsay Clancy are all…
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Q&A: Perinatal Psychosis (PPP) January, 2023

You may have heard the term Perinatal Psychosis (PPP) - PSI wants to discuss PPP, and the support and resources available for those seeking help.
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How to use creativity to cope with PMADs without it taking a lot of your time or energy

 As a mother with Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD), you've likely consumed information about how to cope. You've probably read that rest, healthy food, water, exercise, social support and self-care are valuable and overusing…
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Losing Myself – Surviving PPD Again (A Poem)

 “Having a baby is a psychological revolution that changes our relation to almost everything and everyone.” -Esther Perel Only once in my life have I experienced the type of suffering that I did after my daughter’s…
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Social Media & Mom Guilt

How many times have you scrolled on your phone looking at your friend’s perfect picture with perfect hair and makeup? How many times have you felt exasperated that you don’t have that beautiful family picture with your kids? You know…
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Perinatal Mental Health Alliance Provider December Blog

Provider Spotlight“I like to provide resources to families for minimal or no cost. I also host a yearly baby shower for families in my community. My community baby shower is an ‘actual’ baby shower for families that celebrates…
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A chat with Joshua Maze, Specialized Coordinator for Dads and Coordinator Program Response Assistant

Tell us about PSI's volunteer Support Coordinator program.PSI has over 400 local volunteer Support Coordinators serving every US state and around the world. There is a team of floater coordinators who support wide areas of the country and…