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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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“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

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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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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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Get a Pap Smear! CBS Cares Gifts Holiday Wisdom to Women

With the flame up of a menorah and the bright bow of a Christmas gift, CBS Cares aired its newest public service announcement campaign on the importance of the Pap smear test during yesterday’s 60 Minutes. Building on last year’s … Continue reading

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PSI Hosts Annual Conference this Week

PSI hosts annual conference in LA this week! 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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