Monthly Archives: July 2015

Understanding Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Sometimes postpartum depression and anxiety occurs in tandem with other medical or psychological issues that can complicate recovery and the journey towards optimal health. Recognizing and treating these other conditions can help women to resolve their PPD/A since dealing with other health issues may cause additional stress and anxiety. Sometimes new conditions like PMDD can… Read more »

Social Media and Postpartum Mood Disorders

Article by Andrea Paterson Social media can be a wonderful thing. A ubiquitous part of the way individuals and organizations communicate, platforms like Facebook and Twitter give everyone access to an unprecedented amount of information and new parents are likely to turn to social media for advice and information. Unfortunately the tendency to use social… Read more »

Maternal Mental Health Acronyms: A Primer

When it comes to health and science there tend to be a lot of acronyms floating around and maternal mental health is no exception. It can be confusing trying to navigate articles and information when you aren’t sure what the acronyms mean and it can also complicate the process of searching for information. So here… Read more »