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2014-07-15 23:14:47

A documentary that shows the effects of Postpartum Depression on the lives of everyday women. Birmingham, Al (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Most people know at least one woman who suffers from Postpartum Depression (PPD). However, many people do not realize that they know someone suffering because most women are ashamed of their condition. Also many women are told that their condition is not real and they need to "suck it up" since they are moms. Jessandy Entertainment is making a...

2014-06-27 08:25:58

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is at the forefront of innovative research and treatment programs centered on postpartum mental health issues CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people across the nation struggle to understand how a woman in New York City could strap a 10-month-old son to her chest and leap to her death from an eight-floor window, 350 researchers, childbirth professionals, social support providers, mental and public health providers,...

2014-06-02 16:26:04

NORWALK, Conn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net will present new research and topics related to improving neonatal and maternal outcomes over the coming weeks. Through new research and empirical evidence, best practices and recommendations are evolving. Researchers have found ways to improve neonatal health by reducing preterm births and discovering ways to help counteract maternal behaviors that may harm the developing fetus. In addition, clinicians and...

2014-05-28 23:15:03

May is recognized as Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month, and with increasing awareness of the troubles that many new mothers face, Praeclarus Press brings you a riveting new memoir about the darkest days in one mother's journey. Follow the story of Jennifer Hentz Moyer as she hit the lowest point of her life, and found her way back to her family. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 May is recognized as Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Month, and while many women experience...

2014-05-21 11:51:48

Wiley Maternal depression is more common at four years following childbirth than at any other time in the first 12 months after childbirth, and there needs to be a greater focus on maternal mental health, suggests a new study published today (21 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study using data from 1507 women from six public hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, examines the prevalence of maternal depression from early pregnancy to four years...

2014-05-09 08:26:27

In support of Women's Health Week, the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health has organized a week-long social media 'May Campaign' LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health (http://www.mmhcoalition.com/), whose members represent non-profit organizations working to advance maternal mental health outcomes, is organizing a week-long social media campaign on Mother's Day called the "May Campaign." The Coalition's goal is to raise...

2014-04-16 23:16:24

In the United States one out of every three births is a cesarean section, a statistic that has risen dramatically since it was first measured in 1965. Doulas are recognized as an effective way to help mothers avoid births with interventions which can result in a surgical deliveries. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Praeclarus Press celebrates April as Cesarean Awareness Month, as promoted by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). With the national average of c-sections...

2014-03-29 23:03:14

In the United States the doula profession is growing and gaining more recognition as women become more informed about their birth options and have access to more providers of their choosing. Whether they are chosen to offer birth or postpartum care, families who choose doula support find their contributions priceless. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 March 22-28, 2014 is recognized as World Doula Week, chosen for celebration in the Spring because of the countless cultures that...

2014-03-06 12:28:37

On the heels of the averted tragedy in Florida Tuesday, a universal maternal mental health symbol contest is launched LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maternal Mental Health disorders affect up to 20% of pregnant women and women in the postpartum period, and postpartum depression has been declared by the American Academy of Pediatrics as the most under-diagnosed obstetric complication in America. Reports indicate that 32-year-old Ebony Wilkerson, the pregnant mother who...

2014-02-25 23:35:07

Research estimates that up to 20% of mothers will suffer from postpartum depression (including anxiety), and depression is the number one complication of pregnancy. We can no longer stand by allowing moms to suffer needlessly. Sayville, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Research estimates that up to 20% of mothers will suffer from postpartum depression (including anxiety), and depression is the number one complication of pregnancy. It is not uncommon for mothers to experience difficulty...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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