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Bad Mother – A PSI Blog Post

Bad Mother by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. PSI Blog April 23, 2016 I cannot begin to count the number of times I’ve heard someone say, “I’m a bad mother”.Raise your hand if you’ve said that to yourself. Raise your hand if any of…

The Changing Face of New Motherhood

The Changing Face of New Motherhood by Cheryl Zauderer Postpartum Support International Blog April 9, 2016 Why are new mothers today so overextended? Why are they completely overwhelmed by new motherhood?New mothers today are facing…

Motherhood is Me

Motherhood is Me By Andrea Bates Postpartum Support International Blog March 19, 2016 Note: My daughter is now nine years old. This was written when she was younger and I thought I'd lose it if she called Mommy loudly one more time. I survived.…

A story of my experience

A story of my experience By Kira Bartlett Postpartum Support International Blog March 8, 2016 I felt beautiful during my pregnancy. Labor seemed like it would be just another part of the lovely experience. "I'm an educated woman. I've taken…

A Mindful Moment – PSI Blog

By Devi Natarajan Postpartum Support International Blog February 22, 2016It was a cold and sunny October afternoon in the Windy City as my husband drove me to the hospital for a surgical procedure that would remove any traces of my twelve…

A Letter to Me, a Total Jerk, from Me, NICU Mom

By Elizabeth McLaughlin Postpartum Support International Blog February 12, 2016Take a Walk. I don’t need you in my life anymore.People say hurtful things. But the person saying the most hurtful things to me … is me! If someone…

The Exercise Cure

Postpartum Support International Blog February 6, 2016 The Exercise Cure By Sharon Gerdes Many of us resolve to be healthier in the New Year. We pledge to eat more veggies and exercise more. But it’s cold outside and that left-over Christmas…

PSI Lauds USPSTF Report Calling for Perinatal Screenings

Postpartum Support International Lauds Report Calling for Depression ScreeningsPostpartum depression comes in many “Shades of Blue,” and PSI helps mothers find treatment options. PORTLAND, OR, Jan 27, 2016 -- The panel report by an…

Letter to a New Mommy – by Andrea Bates

Letter to a New Mommy – by Andrea Bates for the PSI Blog January 26, 2016 Another version of this post originally appeared on Andrea's blog, Good Girl Gone Redneck.Dear New Mommy,It's going to be okay, I promise.I want to say…

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…
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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…