The Mindful Mommy

Postpartum psychosis

Postpartum psychosis (PP) is a psychiatric condition that develops shortly after childbirth. It occurs in approximately 1 to 2 out ...
postpartum PTSD

Postpartum PTSD: Trauma during Childbirth

Postpartum post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one type of perinatal condition that can develop after childbirth. Surveys show that approximately ...
fertility

Coping with Infertility

What is infertility? By definition, infertility is the inability to get pregnant after 1 year of trying in women under ...
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Embracing Your Postpartum Body

It’s no secret that women’s bodies change dramatically during pregnancy. You gain weight, your uterus grows, and your organs shift. ...

Separation Anxiety in Children: Normal or Not?

What is separation anxiety? Separation anxiety is an all-too-common experience for toddler parents. During this developmental stage, children may protest ...
Childbirth anxiety

Surviving Delivery Day: Coping with Childbirth Anxiety

For many women, pregnancy involves some level of anxiety. Women may feel worried about the pregnancy, becoming a mother, the ...