RSS Postpartum Support International (PSI)

  • She wanted everything under the sun August 4, 2021
    She wanted everything under the sun by Bethany Neubarth   Breastfeeding trauma and grief matter. Women who have been through a difficult time breastfeeding can show signs of trauma. They can have anxiety when they think about breastfeeding or experience strong negative emotions, such as anger, panic, shame, guilt and fear. These can result in intense […]
  • Twenty Years Later June 23, 2021
    Twenty Years Later – The story behind the Yates Children Memorial Fund Written by: Vanessa Park Told by: Mary Parnham When Noah, John, Paul, Luke and Mary Yates woke up in their Houston, TX home on June 20, 2001, they did not know it was to be their last day on earth. But it was. […]
  • Ellen’s story May 24, 2021
    I am an engineer with a type A personality. I am an athlete and your classic control freak. I love data and firmly believe that “knowledge is power.” I thought I had all the facts about giving birth, having a newborn, and what postpartum would look like. I went to every prenatal visit with a […]

RSS Maternal Mental Health Research Collaborative

  • Anxiety After Pregnancy Loss – Jackie’s Story August 11, 2021
    As my husband and I waited in the exam room at the OB’s office, I stared at the illuminated panel in the ceiling, showcasing a perfect blue sky with monarch butterflies. I know that the scene is meant to calm patients, but it did nothing to distract me from the conversation with the doctor about… […]
  • Self-Care Practices You Must Try to Bust Holiday Stress November 20, 2020
    Self-care has become a buzzword in 2020 and for good reason… we’re all exhausted. Self-care… these words can seem hollow to an already tired mom with little space on her to-do list left for anything other than making it through the day. Too many of us have put ourselves at the bottom of the list,… […]
  • 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.
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