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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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Postpartum Progress Annual Mother’s Day Rally next weekend, May 8th!

Next Sunday, May 8th, Mother’s Day – Postpartum Progress will host the 3rd annual Mother’s Day Rally for Moms’ Mental Health will be held online, featuring 24 open letters to pregnant and new mothers on the importance of maternal mental … Continue reading

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NJ PPD Medicaid study authors respond to validity challenges

NJ PPD Medicaid study authors respond to conclusions challenges Continue reading

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Study Challenges Effectivness of NJ PPD Initiatives for Medicaid Population

Flawed study fails to include those at highest risk when reaching conclusions about NJ Medicaid PPD initiatives Continue reading

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Senator Barbara Mikulski fights for inclusion of pregnancy and postpartum depression screenings!

Senator Mikulski also includes screenings for breast, ovarian and cervical cancer in healthcare reform bill… Today on Capitol Hill Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) made an empassioned plea to add health screenings to reform that would enhance benefits to women. She … Continue reading

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) endorses the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!!

This week, I was thrilled to recieve word from NASW’s national office in DC, that they are officially endorsing The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, leading the way for state chapters to also begin working locally on growing constituent and … Continue reading

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The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act moves forward!

Legislation scheduled to be marked up in Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday, March 4th. Continue reading

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Perinatal Pro Weekly Blog

ABC’s Private (Mal) Practice fails to present the facts in botched opportunity to raise PPD Awareness Continue reading

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