Tag Archives: perinatal mood disorders

ABC’s Medical Director Dr. Richard Besser to host Twitter chat on Postpartum Depression!

Whether or not you like facebooking, twittering or social media in general, it has enormous capacity to get a message out quickly to enormous groups of people. So it is very gratifying indeed to hear that ABC’s Medical Director Dr. … Continue reading

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A Father’s Story of Losing His Daughter to Postpartum Depression

First, let me thank the thousands of you who are sending in your names to endorse life saving legislation for mothers, infants and families. We are trying to post ASAP. Please join us! Many of you have included personal stories … Continue reading

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Sign the petition in support of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!

Online petition for The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act – please add your voice through a letter to your Congressman or U.S. Senator today!! Continue reading

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Identifying Postpartum Depression

Misconceptions and myths prevent mothers from seeking help. Postpartum depression has become a catch-all phrase for a wide spectrum of pregnancy related mood disorders, leading to confusion, apprehension, underdiagnosis and undertreatment. Continue reading

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Perinatal Pro Weekly Blog

U. S. Senator Robert Menendez reintroduces The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act in 111th Congress! 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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Researching Perinatal Mood Disorders: Science must trump the politics of fear

Perinatal mood disorder research must include study of all pregnant and postpartum women, regardless of how the pregnancy is resolved. Continue reading

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