Monthly Archives: September 2010

More Information on Medication During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Its a hot topic in my office these days- Is it safe to take medication while pregnant or breastfeeding? The answer is that while some medications should not be taken during these times, many are very safe and should be … Continue reading

Posted in breast feeding, policy and research, postpartum depression, PPD treatment, pregnancy, resources | 1 Comment

Fires and Familiar Routine (or lack-there-of)

As many of you are probably aware, a wildfire spread through the canyons outside our town of Boulder, Colorado last week.  At least 160 homes were burned and many, many Boulder families have been uprooted and are currently homeless.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Welcome to the Party

As I say to the moms who walk into my office and are struggling with depression and/or anxiety: “You are in good company… the company and the party isn’t always much fun, but the room is pretty full.” If you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Reluctant Father

Ahhhh, new parenthood.  It is not always (and rarely ever) what we expect it to be before we actually enter it’s fortress.  And then, how complicated it can be when we suddenly realize that we aren’t loving every second, no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Self Care and the Totem Pole

If moms who walk into my office walk out believing one thing, I hope it is that self care is not gluttonous.  That it is not selfish to want time away from their babies.  That it is not self indulgent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments