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The Regional Perinatal Centers of New York – Neonatal Care and primary prevention of postpartum depression at its finest!

Yesterday, March 22, 2013, the Regional Perinatal Centers of New York – a collaborative of 137 hospitals throughout NY who have met standards entitling them to this designation – held their annual nurses retreat at NY Presbyterian Hospital. Columbia PhD … Continue reading

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Introducing Jammies by Hélène Lauré – Onesies that fight Postpartum Depression!

Imagine a very talented French designer – Hélène Lauré– who has already made her mark in the fashion industry. Her clothing has been carried by Bendels, Bloomingdales, Saks, Bergdorf Goodman and other upscale stores. She becomes deeply moved by the … Continue reading

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Postpartum Depression Progress – What Have You Done For Me Lately???

After several months of immersion in personal and professional activities, the PerinatalPro blog is back! One of the most motivating factors in my resumption of commentary was the appearance of articles and blogs across the web bemoaning the fact that … Continue reading

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Katherine Stone’s postpartum depression segment on CNN!

When major news outlets post responsible, informative stories on postpartum depression, it’s always a huge help to getting the message out. When they interview an advocate who founded the most widely visited peer support website in the world, it’s even … Continue reading

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Sarah Lee Kessler receives Emmy nomination for Healthbeat Segment on Postpartum Depression

“Healthbeat with Sara Lee Kessler,” a TV interview program that examines critical public health issues, has been honored with a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination for its host, veteran broadcast journalist, Sara Lee Kessler. The nomination is for the pilot in the … Continue reading

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Kimberly Wong interviewed in LA Times article about postpartum depression

Kimberly Wong Esq, has always been an incredible advocate. In her work in LA County’s Public Defenders’s office, she is charged with the defense of those with few resources and who face institutional, systemic injustice. She is also the proud … Continue reading

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Just a decade ago, one was hard pressed to find any book which even mentioned the term postpartum depression. Among medical texts, personal stories, clinical handbooks, public policy and research, there was scant reference. I will never forget Carol Blocker’s … Continue reading

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Presidential Proclamation National Women’s Health Week

Presidential Proclamation — National Women’s Health Week NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH WEEK, 2012 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Women have guided our country toward prosperity and progress, and … Continue reading

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National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to offer Educational Webinar during National Women’s Health Week!

The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition joins the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health in celebrating National Women’s Health Week with a Webinar on the mental health needs of moms before, during and after … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Birth Network Conference to focus on establishing continuum of care in perinatal mental health

From the Hudson Vally Birth Network: As advocates and professionals concerned with perinatal mental health, a current issue of major concern is how to connect the life-saving services of all perinatal professionals and support systems in a way that will … Continue reading

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