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  • Infant Massage July 31, 2020
    How Infant/Baby Massage Can Help with Postpartum Depression By Angela Hitchcox   When a mother goes home from the hospital or birthing center with her new baby, she is thrown into a major life transition following her pregnancy.  Some mothers have to leave their babies in the NICU upon their discharge and are only allowed...
  • Growing your Village: A guide for new parents July 24, 2020
    Grow your Village – A guide for new parents Jessie Everts, PhD LMFT   As the African proverb goes, “it takes a village” – not just to raise a child, but to support a new parent. Connection with others and support are so vitally important in early parenthood. You feel less alone when you know...
  • Looking to the future: Letters from PSI Board Members: Chris Raines, Liz Verney and Ann Smith July 22, 2020
    Letter from Chris Raines, RN MSN APRN-BC– PSI Board Chair Hi everyone, WOW, what a wonderful virtual conference we just completed. When we started talking about how to have our yearly conference this year, scheduled for New Orleans, we talked about what a daunting task going virtual might be. We reached out to our wonderful...

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  • How to Be Your Own Mental Health Care Advocate August 15, 2019
    When you're struggling with any perinatal mood or anxiety disorder you need to be your own mental health care advocate to get the best possible care. The post How to Be Your Own Mental Health Care Advocate appeared first on Maternal Mental Health Research Collaborative.
  • My Baby Is A Year Old & I Still Have Postpartum Depression August 5, 2019
    Postpartum depression is the most common complication of child birth, affecting upwards of 1 in 4 women every year. It doesn’t discriminate and can affect anyone with symptoms that range from feeling isolated, sad and alone all the way to full blown rage and crippling insomnia. While each mom’s experience with postpartum depression is different… […]
  • How Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Affected My Relationship with My Husband July 8, 2019
    Having a new baby puts a lot of strain on a relationship, whether you’re married or not. The dramatic change in routine, your roles and the responsibility of keeping a tiny baby alive will test your relationship in ways that you can’t imagine. My husband and I had been married close to five years before… […]
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