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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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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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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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With your help,S.P.A.R.K.S to realize dream of comprehensive community center for women and families coping with postpartum depression.

With your help, ground breaking postpartum depression treatment center will become a reality. Continue reading

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The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition endorses The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

Today we were notified that this prolific, well directed and worthy organization has endorsed S 324, bringing another solid vote for life-saving services for mothers, infants and families suffering from perinatal mood disorders. The Coalition is calling for a comprehensive … 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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