Tag Archives: PPD Awareness

Historic Texas bill proposes jail time limits for infanticide caused by postpartum psychosis

Representative Jessica Farrar (D-TX) has introduced a new bill to the Texas Legislature which could limit jail time for mothers who commit infanticide while suffering from postpartum psychosis. While adoption of this historic bill would not replace or affect the … Continue reading

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N.O.W. endorses the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

Just heard from Kim Gandy this afternoon, (NOW’s very dynamic president), that they have endorsed The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act. This is great news and adds a constituent base of 250,000 people to our collective voice. National Organization for … Continue reading

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) endorses the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!!

This week, I was thrilled to recieve word from NASW’s national office in DC, that they are officially endorsing The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, leading the way for state chapters to also begin working locally on growing constituent and … 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

ABC’s Private (Mal) Practice fails to present the facts in botched opportunity to raise PPD Awareness Continue reading

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