Archive of ‘Reproductive Psychiatry’ category

Postpartum Depression 101

In the last post we discussed the relatively unknown and misunderstood issue of Pre-Natal Depression. In this post, we’re going to discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Post-Natal Depression (often known as Postpartum Depression). WHAT IS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION? You may be familiar with what is commonly known as the “baby blues”. In fact, up to […] Read more…

Pregnant? Please Understand This “Lesser Known” Form Of Depression…

Postnatal (or Postpartum) Depression, often called the “baby blues”, is a generally well-publicized and well-understood depressive condition that can affect new mothers at any time during the first year of motherhood. Most expectant mothers are made aware of this potentially dangerous condition by their medical provider. And, because Postnatal Depression is so well accepted in […] Read more…

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

During and after pregnancy, women can expect to experience many different emotions. Many women talk about the “glow” of pregnancy. Many others describe feeling happy one minute but worried, down, or tired the next, particularly in the first few days or weeks after giving birth. When these symptoms are mild and resolve on their own […] Read more…

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