When it comes to changes in mood and behavior during or after pregnancy, one of the most common questions I come across as an educator, doula, and friend to other moms is, "How would I know if I need professional help, or if this is 'just hormonal' and something that I can manage on my own?" With re
I am excited to introduce A'Driane Nieves to the Giving Birth with Confidence community. A'Driane is a well-known blogger and maternal mental health advocate.
Last week, a mother named Miriam Carey was killed after a succession of tragic events. We will never know what compelled Miriam to drive her car into the White House barriers. What we do know, however, is that Miriam suffered from a postpartum mood disorder.
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz is involved in women's empowerment and public education, and appears frequently as an expert in women's and integrative health on TV, online and in print.
By Wendy Davis, PhD The proper support of new mothers, babies, and their families requires a whole chain of care that goes from the earliest prenatal care all the way through the first early year