Monthly Archives: August 2011

The “6 Stages of Postpartum Depression”: As Told by Katherine Stone

Katherine Stone over at Postpartum Progress is one of my favorite Mom Advocates around.  She has literally changed the way that women and families view PPD and has, through Postpartum Progress, created a community safety network for many women struggling.  … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Trauma and PPD

Are you someone who was adopted or who struggled with early attachment issues in your family of origin?  If so, come visit me at Postpartum Progress…. This post may be for you-

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Placentophagia: New York Magazine Takes the Debate

A number of months ago, I wrote a post on Placentophagia (the practice of eating one’s placenta) that has become the most widely read piece on this blog.  Each day, at least one new reader finds me through a google … Continue reading

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What I See That You May Not

It’s been a day marked by many, many tears in my office today.  The has been so much shame.  So much disappointment.  So much guilt.  And so much embarrassment.  The moms in my office have felt let down by themselves.  … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

I’m back with a phenomenal piece of news: On Monday, the University of North Carolina’s Hospital in Chapel Hill opened the first ever inpatient psychiatric clinic for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety disorders.  Let me repeat that: Women who are struggling … Continue reading

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Vacation Time

My Dear Loyal Readers- You have not heard from me in so long, and I am missing the opportunity to stay connected to all of you!  I am half way through a 3 week vacation and, although I had intended … Continue reading

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