Tag Archives: PPD Awareness

Get ready for Strong Start Day, Wednesday, October 5, 2011!

When Perinatal Pro was launched several years ago, it was to address the paucity of online resources for women and healthcare professionals. To bring those who care about women’s maternal mental health the latest information about legislative and social policy … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Katherine Stone, postpartum depression, Postpartum Progress, Postpartum Progress Inc., Strong Start Day | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Share
Posted in ABC News, postpartum depression | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Mommy, were you happy the day I was born?” Sylvia Lasalandra’s moving new book for children of mom’s affected by PMADs.

ORDER THE BOOK! Ms. Sylvia Lasalandra Frodella, (or Mrs. “Fro” as she’s known in school circles), has done it again! Having challenged the stigma associated with PMAD’s in her candid bestselling book, A Daughter’s Touch, she has now decided there … Continue reading

Share
Posted in postpartum depression, Sylvia Lasalandra | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Announces Innovative International Partnership with Focus on Maternal Child Health

Postpartum Depression Awareness Messaging included in international maternal child healty partnership featuring TEXT4BABY Continue reading

Share
Posted in Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, identifying postpartum depression, Judy Meehan, postpartum depression, TEXT4BABY | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Mandated Screening for PPD?

Mandating screening for PPD? Who is mandated to offer? Who is mandated to receive? Continue reading

Share
Posted in identifying postpartum depression, Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, Perinatal Pro, postpartum depression questions, Susan Dowd Stone, The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, women's health issues | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Petition in support of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act continues to grow!

Even as healthcare reform dominates the national legislative agenda, constituents all across America continue to write and send their signatures in support of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act.  This welcome continuation and expression of approval is a direct result of … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Valley Hospital Hosts Menendez Press Conference on The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

This morning I was pleased to join U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Former New Jersey First Lady Mary Jo Codey, Audrey Meyers, President of Valley Hospital, Dr. Fred Rezvani, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Sylvia Lasalandra, author of A Daughter’s … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Audrey Meyers, Dr. Fred Rezvani, Mary Jo Codey, Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, NJ, Perinatal Pro, postpartum depressionl egislation, Ridgewood, S 324, Susan Dowd Stone, The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, The Valley Hospital, U. S. Senator Robert Menendez, women's health issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Share
Posted in Blog Day for The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, Blog Day for the MOTHERS Act, Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition, postpartum depressionl egislation, The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, The MOTHERS Act, U. S. Senator Robert Menendez, women's health issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brooke Shields Supports The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!

Nearly two years ago, on May 11th, 2007, at the invitation of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, actress and author Brooke Shields came to Washington DC to share her postpartum experience and urge Congress to pass The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Carol Blocker, Congressman Bobby L. Rush, Mary Jo Codey, Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, postpartum depression legislation, Susan Dowd Stone, The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, U. S. Senator Robert Menendez, women's health issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Share
Posted in fathers and postpartum depression, identifying postpartum depression, Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment