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The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
The best list you'll find anywhere of postpartum depression symptoms, created by thousands of moms who've been there. ("What does it feel like to have postpartum depression or postpartum anxiety? What are the symptoms?
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Pregnancy Causes Lasting Changes in a Woman's Brain

Pregnancy Causes Lasting Changes in a Woman's Brain | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
New mothers showed evidence of neural remodeling up to two years after giving birth
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Divorcees: Feeling Shamed? Perfect. Dare to Be Shameless!

Divorcees: Feeling Shamed? Perfect. Dare to Be Shameless! | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it


It was years after my divorce when I finally got the message that I was supposed to feel ashamed about it.
Feeling ashamed ha

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‘Why Didn't You Just Leave?' Six Domestic Violence Survivors Explain Why It's Never That Simple

‘Why Didn't You Just Leave?' Six Domestic Violence Survivors Explain Why It's Never That Simple | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

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Surgeons Perform First U.S. Uterus Transplant

Surgeons Perform First U.S. Uterus Transplant | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
'Life-enhancing' procedure offers womb-less women a chance at pregnancy

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Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness?

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Walk or swim to ease misery of menopause

Walk or swim to ease misery of menopause | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

Walking, jogging and swimming can make the symptoms of the menopause less severe, according to research from Liverpool John Moores University.

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Antidepressants During Pregnancy: Stay on Them or Stop?

Antidepressants During Pregnancy: Stay on Them or Stop? | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
There’s no simple answer when balancing risks of drug side effects in newborns and untreated depression in mothers.

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50 Strategies to Beat Anxiety

50 Strategies to Beat Anxiety | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

Mega list of strategies for dealing with anxiety.

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Victory over infertility: Sister donates eggs - ABC2 News

Victory over infertility: Sister donates eggs - ABC2 News | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
It was a devastating diagnosis for Amanda Kendzierski and her husband Chad.  At the age of 27, Amanda was diagnosed with premature menopause.
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Postpartum Depression Linked To Breastfeeding Pain, Difficulties - Parent Herald

Postpartum Depression Linked To Breastfeeding Pain, Difficulties - Parent Herald | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
According to a new U.K. study, women who quit breastfeeding due to pain or difficulty in getting their babies to nurse are at higher odds of developing postpartum depression compared to other moms who stop nursing for other reasons.
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Moms Bravely Share Their Real Stories Of Postpartum Anxiety And Depression - Huffington Post

Huffington Post Moms Bravely Share Their Real Stories Of Postpartum Anxiety And Depression Huffington Post Produced by blogger Jill Krause in partnership with nonprofit Postpartum Progress, the video shows real mothers opening up about their...
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What is DBT? | Behavioral Tech

Behavioral Tech, LLC trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations to use compassionate, scientifically valid treatments and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their...
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A Menopause Symptom No One Really Talks About

A Menopause Symptom No One Really Talks About | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
The menopause symptom no one really talks about: http://t.co/TxvSvAN6U8 http://t.co/qLih1YEdlp
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Date Someone Who Will Fight To Be With You Every Single Day

Date Someone Who Will Fight To Be With You Every Single Day | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
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Date someone who will fight to be with you every day.

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Can Attachment Theory Explain All Our Relationships?

Can Attachment Theory Explain All Our Relationships? | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
The most important parenting you’ll ever do happens before your child turns one — and may affect her for the rest of her life. One mother’s journey through the science of attachment.
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How the Birth Control Pill Affects Mental Health

How the Birth Control Pill Affects Mental Health | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Millions of women use the birth control pill to prevent pregnancy, manage their cycle or lessen bad cramps. Taken daily, these oral contraceptives

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Post-menopausal women may live longer to care for sons and grandsons

Post-menopausal women may live longer to care for sons and grandsons | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

Evolutionary biologists at two Liverpool universities believe extended lifespan after the menopause is driven in part by males staying close to home.

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EVERYBODY should be screen for depression, US medical bosses say 

EVERYBODY should be screen for depression, US medical bosses say  | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

US Preventative Services Task Force has urged all adults over 18 to be screened for depression, including pregnant and postpartum women - because depression can affect a baby's health.

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Why menopause can bring menopause misery for women for 10 days a month

Why menopause can bring menopause misery for women for 10 days a month | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

Low levels of oestrogen and progesterone are the most likely cause, according to experts at the University of Cincinnati. Oral contraceptives could help solve the problem, researchers said.

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12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it

You can't help depression, but there are tricks to help improve your mood. You can change your social media habits, exercise routine, and the way you walk. Read on for how you're sabotaging your good moods, and what you can do to turn it around.

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11 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep

11 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
How sleep benefits your heart, weight, mind, and more.
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Drew Barrymore Opens Up About Postpartum Depression - Celebrity Baby Scoop

Drew Barrymore Opens Up About Postpartum Depression - Celebrity Baby Scoop | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Actress Drew Barrymore opens up about her struggle with postpartum depression.
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Postpartum depression affects more women than you think - Washington Post

Postpartum depression affects more women than you think - Washington Post | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
The news that Hayden Panettiere is in treatment for postpartum depression is getting a lot of attention. And, frankly, that’s great.
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ANTENATAL DEPRESSION MISSED IN A QUARTER OF MUMS WITH PND - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

ANTENATAL DEPRESSION MISSED IN A QUARTER OF MUMS WITH PND - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Founder of PND-support charity Mothers Helpers, Kristina Paterson, estimates up to a quarter of mums with PND have undiagnosed depression when they are pregnant and is calling for nationwide screening.
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Teenage Hormones and Menopause Don't Mix - Huffington Post

Teenage Hormones and Menopause Don't Mix - Huffington Post | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
I have a bone to pick with whomever designed human beings: Who believed having a menopausal woman and a teenager living in the same house at the same time was a good idea?
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