Mental Health

therapy

Therapy for Perinatal Mental Health

Therapy is a psychological approach to treating mental health disorders. If you are pregnant or postpartum and experiencing distress, you ...
stranger anxiety

Stranger Danger: Helping Babies Cope with Stranger Anxiety

Parents may become concerned when a child suddenly shows fear in the presence of others. Stranger anxiety refers to the ...
baby blues

How to Cope with the Baby Blues

What are the baby blues? The baby blues refer to the period of time after giving birth where a mother ...
ADHD

Parenting a Child with ADHD

What is ADHD? Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that starts in childhood and can continue into adulthood. ...
miscarriage

Healing from Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

Miscarriage and pregnancy loss can happen for a number of different reasons. Like any loss, it can have a significant ...

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 ...
Postpartum body image

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 ...