Throughout the past 30 years in private practice, hundreds of women have told me they felt that their current health problems started soon after the birth of their child. The child may have been her f...
Clinical depression is a condition of grief, dreariness, or anguish that disturbs an individual's societal performance and actions of daily life. Clinical depression is a medical diagnosis and hence n...
Postpartum depression is a complex mix of physical, emotional, and behavioural changes that occur in a mother after giving birth. It is a serious condition, affecting 10% of new mothers. Symptoms r...
1. When I suffered from postpartum depression, the best thing anyone did for me was look after my baby so I could either sleep, exercise or hit Starbucks for a decaf and read my favourite magazine. M...
Bringing a new baby into the world is an exciting and life changing experience. But the turmoil endured by a woman's body throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum can wreak havoc on her emotional he...
One in ten women suffer from Postpartum Depression after childbirth. The effects of postpartum depression can be very severe and is not the same as having baby blues, which is a typical reaction to ch...
All expecting mothers are scared stiff by the thought of giving birth, even those who don´t admit it, During the nine months of waiting, expectant mothers have their regular check ups, and their ...
Most new mothers are now showing some form of depression after birth. Usually, postpartum depression is not thoroughly discussed in childbirth classes where new mothers enroll for motherhood educa...
You had everything checked and double checked for your baby's arrival: diapers, wipes, onesies, bottles, car seat and stroller. But how does a mother prepare for postpartum depression? Is there a ch...
If you're struggling with depression, you're not alone. We've all experienced it, at one time or another. When you feel depressed, there are emotional and physical symptoms that accompany it. We will ...