Tag: Post-Baby

Is Breastfeeding the Secret to Understanding Maternal Mental Health?

The postpartum period is one of the most physically, mentally, and emotionally challenging times of a woman’s life. There has been a dramatic rise in the number of mothers diagnosed with perinatal mental health problems in the U.S. in recent years. Postpartum mental health disorders include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and psychosis. Up to 20% of all women develop…

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Managing Life After Baby

From going back to work to financial planning (and everything in between), here’s your guide to getting your life under control during your baby’s first year. Delivery day has come and gone, the number of baby visitors has died down, and you’re beginning to get the hang of this baby care thing. Dirty diapers? No problem! Breastfeeding? You’re a pro! Adjusting to a brand-new…