Monthly Archives: April 2011

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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Saturday workshop to address management of affect regulation through Dialectical Behavior Therapy

From NASW NYC’s spring catalogue: This Saturday, April 30th, NASW NYC will present a one day workshop entitled “Novel Applications of Dialetical Behavior Therapy and Affect Moderation” from 10 AM – 5 PM in their Chapter Office Conference Center at … Continue reading

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Postpartum Depression Assessment – Important Questions to Consider!

The following is an overview of questions that might be used to clarify symptoms which may be associated with postpartum depression. While the list may seem long, it is important to consider all the psychosocial stressors, as well as biologically … Continue reading

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Military Moms get a boost from Operation Shower!

Just noticed this great article on how one non-profit is helping military mothers! Our military parents, whether they are the mom staying at home while their partner is deployed overseas, or the mother who must leave her newborn or other … Continue reading

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Dr. Katherine Wisner recipient of 2011 Women in Science Award from the American Medical Women’s Association!

Research Pioneer Honored for Work in Postpartum Depression Psychiatrist Katherine L. Wisner Receives 2011 Women in Science Award! I am delighted to repost this wonderful news about an outstanding researcher who has mightily contributed to our knowledge base about effective … Continue reading

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I’m going shopping to help end postpartum depression!

04 – We Are Family (Single Version) So after two very intense weeks, the thought of a Girls Night Out is just too irresistible. Especially when it benefits programs devoted to maternal mental health! So after I finish work next … Continue reading

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S.P.A.R.K.S. postpartum depression event on Capitol Hill inspires participants and legislators!

You really had to be there to experience the full impact of unified stakeholder passion in this group of PPD advocates whose combined voices said “Now that we’ve created awareness of the crisis; here is the solution”. It was standing … Continue reading

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