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Nov

11/15/2011 – The Big Four – 4 Tips for Supporting the Postpartum Family

November 15, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Blog Home When a woman is pregnant, people tend to nurture her and look out for her well-being more than usual. While some women do not like the extra attention, many welcome the additional support with open arms. Yet, when baby arrives, all the nurturing attention gets shifted onto the new baby, and the new … [Read More…]

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Nov

11/7/2011 – Barriers to Treatment in the Latino Community

November 7, 2011

  Blog Home According to this article, depression and other mental health disorders affect an equal portion of both Latinos and whites. Research has shown that while up to 60 percent of non-Hispanic whites actively seek treatment when suffering from mental illness, only 36 percent of people of Hispanic descent will reach out for treatment … [Read More…]

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Oct

10/31/11 – Become an Expert on Perinatal Mood Disorders!

October 31, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Blog Home Did you know… that Postpartum Depression is the #1 pregnancy-related complication in the United States?  Approximately 1 out of every 5 women will experience a pregnancy-related mood or anxiety disorder during pregnancy or within the following year. Would you know what to say or do if a woman entered your office today, complaining … [Read More…]

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Oct

10/17/11 – Breaking Down Mainstream Stigma

October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Blog Home If you read the news regularly, then you probably read the devastating news about Sonia Hermosillo, a mother in California who has been charged with murder for throwing her 7-month-old son from a parking garage. If you have your finger on the pulse of Postpartum Mental Illness in the news, then you know … [Read More…]