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What is Mandated Screening for PPD?

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

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Five More Minutes to Fund Postpartum Depression Grants

Help appropriate 3 million dollars for postpartum depression program grants! 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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Carol Blocker’s Day in the Sun

Carol Blocker celebrates the passage of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act on Capitol Hill with U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Congressman Bobby L. Rush, Susan Dowd Stone, Sylvia Lasalandra, Katherine Stone, Gwendolyn Keita, and Josef Weissfeld Continue reading

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Brooke Shields to celebrate passage of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act with NJ Advocates in honor of Mother’s Day

Brooke Shields to celebrate passage of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act with NJ Advocates in honor of Mother’s Day! Continue reading

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Congressman Bobby L. Rush writes about Melanie Blocker Stokes

Congressman Rush’s moving article in the Huffington Post about Carol Blocker and her daugher, Melanie Blocker Stokes Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Congressman Bobby L. Rush announce celebration of postpartum depression legislation passage

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Congressman Bobby L. Rush to celebrate passage of historic postpartum depression legislation in Washington DC, May 6, 2010 Continue reading

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George Parnham’s historic contributions to maternal mental health; the defense of Narjes Modarresi

Attorney George Parnham, maternal mental health advocate, to represent Narjes Modarresi Continue reading

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Brian Shanahan and MediSpin – Celebrating Web-Based Advocates of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act – Part I

Brian Shanahan and MediSpin recognized for major educational contributions to medical illnesses including postpartum depression. Continue reading

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Postpartum Depression Legislation Becomes the Law of the Land!!

Tonight’s historic passage of Healthcare Reform also makes history for America’s mothers as language from The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act becomes LAW!!! Finally, the plight of millions of American women, infants and families has been acknowledged and the tide … Continue reading

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