• Causes of PPD
    Postpartum Depression
    Recognizing Postpartum Depression
    Recognizing Postpartum Depression Mom-isms Postpartum depression (PPD) is the term for any downswings in mood that women may suffer after giving birth. While a supportive partner and network of friends can help with normal depression, serious P...
  • PPD in Men
    Postpartum Depression
    Postpartum Depression: Not for Women Only
    Postpartum Depression: Not for Women Only Baby Doctor If your depression persists for more than a couple of months, you may find it worthwhile to seek professional help. Feeling depressed? Wishing that you could share in the joy of having a new ...
  • PPD Experience
    Postpartum Depression
    Dealing with Postpartum Depression: One Woman's Story
    Dealing with Postpartum Depression: One Woman's Story After my third child was born I developed what I thought was postpartum depression. I was in a stressful second marriage and noticed that all during this pregnancy (following so quickly on th...
  • Symptoms of PPD
    Postpartum Depression
    Postpartum Depression
    Postpartum Depression Baby Doctor If depression persists and has a negative impact on your appetite and your ability to sleep, or if it leads to feelings of apathy, hopelessness, suicidal urges, or urges to harm your baby, get professional help ...
  • PPD and SSRIs
    Postpartum Depression
    The Problem of Postpartum Depression
    The Problem of Postpartum Depression During your pregnancy, you knew from your reading to expect emotional changes, but now you may be overwhelmed by worry and sadness. Where is the happiness you know you should be feeling? The fact that it seems...
  • The Need for Pregnancy Recovery
    Postpartum Depression
    I Have a Beautiful Baby. Why Do I Feel So Terrible?
    I Have a Beautiful Baby. Why Do I Feel So Terrible?A friend of ours says that when she was about six months along in her pregnancy, it seemed as if every woman in her life who had ever been pregnant – from her mother to her friends, cousins, and...
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    Postpartum Depression
    10 Signs and Symptoms of Postpartum Depression
    Is it just the "baby blues," or something more serious? While it's common for new moms to feel sad or moody after giving birth, intense emotions and disturbing thoughts for prolonged periods can be signs of postpartum depression (PPD). According ...
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  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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