Posts By: Kelley Allen

How Long Does PPD/A Last?

By Andrea Paterson Many women suffering from Postpartum Depression and Anxiety want to know how long they can expect their symptoms to last. We all wish that there was a magic cut-off time when we could expect our mood to return to “normal” and knowing that the condition is temporary can be healing in and… Read more »

Men and Postpartum Depression

By Kelley Allen Fathers are typically recognized for the supportive role they have in their partner’s recovery from postpartum depression and/or anxiety. However they are often overlooked in research and health care as potential sufferers of postpartum depression (PPD). Studies show that one out of every ten fathers experience PPD during their transition to parenthood,… Read more »

What is Postpartum Depression? Could I have it?

By Rosemary Rukavina   What is Postpartum Depression? Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major depressive disorder that affects 10 to 15 percent of women during or after pregnancy or adoption. Although PPD is most commonly associated with women, men can also experience PPD. Symptoms can include: sleeping and eating changes, concentration disturbances, exhaustion, anxiety, hopelessness,… Read more »