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  • Mind The Gap January 30, 2020
    Undiagnosed and untreated Perinatal Mental Health disorders are a silent health crisis in the United States, deserving national recognition and action to save lives and improve the health and wellbeing of America’s mothers, babies, fathers, families, and the community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health conditions were the second...
  • Friendship for New Mothers November 18, 2019
    Friendship for New Mothers Alexis E. Menken, PhD Clinical Psychologist Montclair, NJ NJ Coordinator/Advisory Council Postpartum Support International They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it also takes a village to truly nurture and sustain a new mother.  Of course, friendships are helpful in every stage of life, but its the...
  • Featured PSI Member: Sara Rashid, MA, LCPC November 18, 2019
    Featured PSI Member: Sara Rashid, MA, LCPC Psychotherapist and Founder, Frame & Shoelace Psychotherapy Tell us a little about yourself outside of your work. I live in Chicago, IL with my husband and two children (ages five and three). In my time away from work, I try to follow the advice I often hear myself...

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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… […]