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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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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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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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Tune In Tuesday, March 27th as Sara Lee Kessler debuts “Healthbeat” on PBS featuring Postpartum Depression

Life has been impossibly hectic these last three months. Blogging took a back seat to multiple personal (my only daughter’s engagement!) and professional (teaching, writing, clinical and advocacy) collaborations relevant to perinatal mental health. As spring approaches, the results of … Continue reading

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Dr. Isaac Schiff invites Mary Jo Codey to help educate MGH interns/faculty about postpartum depression!

There has been much discussion about the need for inclusion of maternal mental health curriculum in medical provider education programs. Such awareness is necessary in order to increase detection and early treatment rates of women experiencing perinatal mood disorders. In … 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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Postpartum Depression Awareness Luncheon on Capitol Hill to be sponsored by S.P.A.R.K.S.

Support Funding for PPD initiatives by attending Capitol Hill Luncheon 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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Video of Brooke Shields, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, other advocates and mothers celebrating passage of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

Video of Brooke Shields, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, advocates and mothers celebrate passage of Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act Continue reading

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