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
May is Mental Health Month. As childbirth education advocates, Lamaze believes that mental health during and after pregnancy is critical to the health and safety of moms and their babies.