Get Help for Depression in Pregnancy
Depression can take all the fun out of being a new mother. Researchers are trying to find better ways to diagnose the problem early.
Shining a Light on Postpartum Depression
The birth of a new baby is often a joyful time in a mother's life. But the experience can also come with anxiety and depression. These conditions should be addressed.
What Cat Litter & Suicide Have in Common
Among the various things pregnant women generally should avoid is changing kitty litter, which may seem oddly random in a list with alcohol, undercooked meat, soft cheeses and smoking.
More than the Baby Blues
Only a small percentage of women who take their own lives are pregnant or have recently become mothers, but one in five to ten pregnant and postpartum women have depressive disorders.