What if, similar to adolescence, we thought of the transition to motherhood as matrescence? How could women benefit?Read More
Is there a link between maternal and paternal depression?Read More
Postpartum OCD involves repetitive, intrusive, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and behavior designed to avoid or relieve the thoughts (compulsions).Read More
What is postpartum depression?
Postpartum depression is depression that starts 2 weeks-1 year after having a child. (Though untreated, symptoms can linger longer than 1 year.) About 15% of women experience postpartum depression. While certainly hormonal/chemical changes that occur during pregnancy and delivery can affect mental health; women who adopt and new fathers can also experience postpartum depression.Read More