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Mothers with postpartum depression with suicidal thoughts and their infant interactions by Jodi K. Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 12:00am   Contact: Ronald Rosenberg ronrosen@bu.edu 617-358-1240 Boston University Medical Center Mothers with postpartum depression with suicidal thoughts and their infant interactions (Boston) -- The joys of motherhood for many women can also lead other new moms to experience postpartum depression ... Read on »
Bailout for Wall Street, sure, but not a dime for mothers struggling with postpartum depression by Tom D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 4:28pm By SUSAN DOWD STONE Featured Blogger While the Democrats and other bailout supporters lost a battle in Congress Monday, we have not lost the war against postpartum depression. Not yet. In the Senate, a defiant blockade by one senator, Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma has singlehandedly denied this and other bills with a Senatorial ... Read on »
Mother who ‘smothered baby because she feared he was autistic was insane and had postpartum depression’ by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 07 Dec 2011 2:03am The story is on the Daily Mail’s website: Mother who ‘smothered baby because she feared he was autistic was insane and had postpartum depression’ A mother killed a six month old out of fear that the child was autistic. She says that she feared the child “would emotionally and financially ‘ruin’ her life”. She has been declared insane ... Read on »
Postpartum Depression Outreach Program touches lives of new mothers by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 May 2009 11:37pm Sleep deprivation, fluctuating hormones, high stress and limited mobility all can tax the emotional and mental health of any new mother. Mixed together, these ingredients can be a formula for depression despite the excitement of a newborn baby. According to the March of Dimes, postpartum depression is the most common complication among women w ... Read on »
In honor of Mother’s Day: The story of my post partum depression by DofC Posted Sun 13 May 2012 12:00am Bet you didn’t see that coming. This post doesn’t have anything to do with my mom, but I felt it needed to be written. We have all heard the stories of the famous people, like Brooke Shields and Marie Osmond, who had PPD. But I had never heard of anyone I know being anything less than elated from the moment their child was born. Gra ... Read on »
Post-Partum Depression Negatively Impacts A Mother's Response to Her Baby by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:52pm According to this article, new research suggests mothers with post-partum depression tend to respond differently than non-depressed mothers to the cries of their babies, particularly cries suggesting pain.  The response by the mother with post-partum depression to a cry indicating pain involves significantly more anxiety.  This anxiety impairs ... Read on »
More Than 1 in 10 Fathers Experience Post-Partum Depression by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 May 2010 8:08am More than one in 10 fathers become depressed after the birth of their child, and their postpartum depression is linked to greater risk of the mother developing depression in that period as well, according to a study published Tuesday. Postpartum depression in mothers has become increasingly well-recognized in recent years, but much ... Read on »
Depression and Pregnancy by Natalie S. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 11:21am What is depression? Depression is more than just feeling “blue” or “down in the dumps” for a few days. It’s a serious illness that involves the brain. With depression, sad, anxious, or “empty” feelings don’t go away and interfere with day-to-day life and routines. These feelings can be mild to severe. The good news is that most people with depr ... Read on »
Keeping postpartum depression in the public eye by Tom D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:27pm Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, former New Jersey First Lady Mary Jo Codey, other advocates and health professionals are joining forces to push for the passage of Menendez’s legislation that would increase the federal commitment to combating postpartum depression. The MOTHERS Act has wide support in Congress, but has been blocked primarily becaus ... Read on »
A call to bloggers to help bring change in the treatment in the postpartum depression by Tom D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm A note from Postpartum Support International, in partnership with BlogHer and Postpartum Progress: Bloggers across the country are encouraged to write and call their U.S. senator on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 to push for support of The MOTHERS Act. The advocacy groups are trying galvanize support for the Moms Opportunity to Access ... Read on »