Newborn Sleep

Symptoms of Postpartum Depression – This is Not Just the Baby Blues

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I recently went to a workshop on Post Partum Depression (PPD) and was shocked and saddened to hear how prevalent and largely untreated PPD is. As a mother and social worker, I felt compelled to write about this topic in my newsletter and to encourage each of you to speak up, share your stories and feelings, listen to a friend’s story and seek professional help if needed. In last month’s…

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Sex After Baby – Enhancing Intimacy after your Newborn Arrives

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Ellen was overcome with love for Sarah, her exquisite newborn daughter.  Watching her husband Michael tenderly rock the tiny precious being they created, she thought she’d never been so happy.  Ellen never dreamed that life, and love, could feel like this.  For the first time, she understood the meaning of the word bliss. But it soon became clear that bliss was not to be Ellen’s perpetual state. In fact, she…

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