PPD

Postpartum Depression: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and What To Do Take a Screening Test for PPD The Baby Blues has become as much an accepted part of being a new mother as engorged breasts and sleep deprivation. But what if the Blues don’t go away? For 10-20% of new mothers, Postpartum Depression, or more generally Perinatal […]

Postpartum Depression

Risk Factors, Symptoms, and What To Do Take a Screening Test for PPD The Baby Blues has become as much an accepted part of being a new mother as engorged breasts and sleep deprivation. But what if the Blues don’t go away? For 10-20% of new mothers, Postpartum Depression (PPD) is an unwanted and difficult […]

Handling Unwanted Advice

By Meri Levy, MFT, CLE One of the biggest challenges facing new parents is the deluge of advice forthcoming from parents, friends, and everyone who’s ever had a child, or has even observed a child once or twice. We’ve all experienced it: “You really have to stop picking him up whenever he cries, or you’re […]