Monthly Archives: June 2010

Debating the Myths

OK… Lets take a minute to debate some widely held beliefs about PPD and other Postpartum Mood Disorders. It’s about time. Myth # 1: Feeling badly is a normal part of being a new mom. It is not normal to … Continue reading

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Preterm and Neonatal Loss: An Informative Interview

1.  Please introduce yourself and your work for our readers. My name is Claudine Radford. I currently live and work in San Francisco, and am trained and licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW) and psychotherapist. My private practice is … Continue reading

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KGNU (88.5 fm Denver/Boulder) Radio Interview Tomorrow 6/18

I wanted to let you all know that I will be talking about the postpartum adjustment and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders on KGNU (Denver/Boulder 88.5PM) radio tomorrow morning (Friday) at 8:15am Mountain Time. I am hopeful that this interview … Continue reading

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Some Information on Postpartum Psychosis

In the last week or so, I have received many questions from moms in my office, colleagues, and friends about the differences between Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis.  So, I thought I’d take a moment to clarify the difference. While … Continue reading

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When Help Comes Too Late

It is a sad and complicated time when a mom in one’s community suffers from PPD.  It is even more confusing and devastating when someone’s life is taken as a result. If any of you are suffering from Postpartum Depression … Continue reading

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Real Life Stories

Ok, your opportunity has come.  Over the past several months, I have read some amazing stories from moms about the realities of becoming a mother and the complex emotions that come along with this most amazing and challenging gift.  I … Continue reading

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The Working Mom’s Dilemma

Like people, attitudes around returning to work (or not) after a baby is born come in all shapes and sizes.  For some, returning to work is about as unimaginable as the sky falling and the mere thought of the realistic … Continue reading

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