Posts Tagged: PPD/A

Dads, You’re Not Alone

I think fathers are often the silent bystanders when it comes to postpartum depression and anxiety. New dads may not know how to support their struggling partners, or may be dealing with their own intense challenges following childbirth. With the expectation that dads will support their partners and new babies above all else there is… Read more »

Beyond “Post”Partum Depression

  Article by Andrea Paterson It’s good to see that there is a lot of focus on the serious nature of postpartum depression and anxiety these days. While there is still work to be done in terms of spreading awareness of signs, symptoms, and scope of perinatal mood disorders there is certainly more information available… Read more »

What I Wish I Had Done Differently

Article by Erika Mitchell When my first son was born I spent months planning for his arrival; I obsessed over choosing the right health care provider, I debated hospital birth vs. home birth, I made sure I had all the required baby gear, I took supplements, ate well and exercised. I fantasized about what I… Read more »

Breastfeeding, Weaning, and PPD/A

Article by Kelley Allen Postpartum depression and anxiety was something that I went into pregnancy very aware of. I worried about a family history of depression, sensitivity to hormone fluctuations, and moving to a different country three months after the birth of my daughter. Despite my worries I felt prepared as my husband and I… Read more »