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Postpartum Support International offers unique workshop on Postpartum Depression and the Law!

Postpartum Support International presents workshop on the legal defense of women who experienced a perinatal mood disorder; George Parnham and Meg Spinelli, MD to headline. Continue reading

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Workshop on November 12th at NYU to focus on therapeutic impasse

In this column and others, I have written much about the efficacy of utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy to help women achieve emotional and behavioral stability both in the perinatal period, i.e. while they are pregnant and in the postpartum. New … Continue reading

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Megan Huntsman, infanticide and maternal mental health.

Stories about infanticide are heartstopping and thankfully rare occurrences. But when we are confronted with infanticide, and in this case, allegedly serial infanticide which may have occurred across a decade, we must again consider how and when we decide that … Continue reading

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Rare Program for New Fathers Merits Review!

Whenever I have the opportunity to speak to a group of fellow professionals, it is always incredibly rewarding. Not only because of the fabulous clinical feedback received from dedicated colleagues, but the discovery of creative, effective facility based programs which … Continue reading

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The preventable death of Miriam Carey

While the nation’s attention is once again focused on the preventable tragedy of Miriam Carey’s death, we wonder if this horrific event which leaves a motherless child and a family in mourning will lead to anything beyond another sensational headline. … Continue reading

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Postpartum Support International Press Release in Response to the Miriam Carey Tragedy

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL URGES MOMS AROUND THE WORLD TO REACH OUT TO SAFETY NET PSI joins with worldwide advocates for prevention through education, early diagnosis and treatment of maternal mental health distress (October 4, 2013) – According to Postpartum Support … Continue reading

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2020 Mom Project introduces summary video!

The 2020 Mom Project In one of the most concise historic summaries of America’s challenges in maternal mental health, the 2020 Mom Project has introduced a video highlighting the road journeyed thus far and continuing obstacles to helping mom’s and … Continue reading

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“Climb Out of the Darkness” has now raised over $25,000!!!

As a board member of Postpartum Progress Inc, I wrote about our first annual fundraiser, “Climb Out of the Darkness” last week. At that time and in this economy, $25,000 seemed to be a lofty goal… even with lots of … Continue reading

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Climb a Mountain to help fund Postpartum Progress!

From Deborah Rimmler – board member of PPI about a special fundraiser taking place right now to support Postpartum Progress – the world’s most widely read and respected blog on postpartum depression! My family is going to climb in the … Continue reading

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Free Delivery on Jammies by Hélène Laurè through May 15th!

Remember Jammies for Babies by Hélène Laurè? The adorable onesies for a cause so perfectly packaged in a sweet little jam jar? That help fight postpartum depression by donating 10 percent of each sale to Postpartum Progress?Well now the offer … Continue reading

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