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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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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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Time Magazine and The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

Time Magazine article fails to deliver objective view of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act Continue reading

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Update on Media/Community Activities related to The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

May was a very busy month for activities related to the advancement of our federal PPD Legislation and PPD Awareness. The month began with the Valley Hospital Press Conference (see previous post) in which U.S. Senator Robert Menendez again affirmed … Continue reading

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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

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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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Menendez, Author of Legislation to Combat Postpartum Depression, Applauds Grassroots Show of Force on Blog Day

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez applauds grass roots effort by nation wide bloggers to advocate for the passage of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act the week of April 20, 2009 Continue reading

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Bloggers prepare to raise their voices for The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!

On Monday, April 20th, bloggers and websites across the country will be advocating for the passage of The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act by writing, blogging and sending alerts asking their visitors to: Call your Senator! to express your support … Continue reading

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