Shining Light on Maternal Mental Health Illnesses

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Maternal Mental Health is the emotional and mental state of an expecting or new mother. Perinatal Mood Disorders affect 1 in 7 mothers. Many people have heard the term postpartum depression. That is just one of many illnesses that could affect a pregnant or newly postpartum mother. Perinatal Mood Disorders […]

#Meditate on this

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In January 2016, there was an announcement that The US Preventative Task Force is recommending routine screening during pregnancy for depression. This is great news since 1 in 7 women will experience a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder. It’s important to ask questions about this and raise awareness so that women know there is help […]

Postpartum Doulas Are For Happy People Too!

postpartum doula support for happy families

Let’s talk about the word POSTPARTUM. Postpartum is an adjective. It defines the period of time following childbirth. The word postpartum does NOT define anyone’s mood or well being. So a postpartum doula, supports families during their postpartum period, again, the period of time following childbirth. Now let’s talk about postpartum […]