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#PSIBlog Hop Guest Post: Dyane Leshin-Harwood’s Story of Hope & Recovery from Bipolar Disorder

#PSIBlog Hop Guest Post: Dyane Leshin-Harwood’s Story of Hope & Recovery from Bipolar Disorder | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
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PSI Annual Conference 2014

PSI Annual Conference 2014 | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Postpartum Support International Conference June 2014 with University of North Carolina Center for Women's Moods Disorders in Chapel Hill North Carolina
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Postpartum Myths | Jenny's Light

Postpartum Myths | Jenny's Light | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Postpartum MYTHS as Developed by The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Postpartum depression is normal — all new mothers feel tired and d
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The Atlanta Postpartum Meetup

The Atlanta Postpartum Meetup

Atlanta, GA
192 Mothers

Peer support is a very effective form of treatment for perinatal mood disorders. It can serve as the main form of support for mild cases and in combination with therapy, medi...

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Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:00 AM
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Resurgence of my nemesis anxiety

Resurgence of my nemesis anxiety | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
I felt that choking feeling again.  I could not sit still.  Anxiety had reared its ugly head again.  I looked on in horror as I noticed a hive on my wrist.  I have not broken out in hives from anxi...
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An Open Letter to Postpartum Therapists Treating Women With Scary Thoughts | The Postpartum Stress Center, LLC

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The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Sabotaging Breastfeeding Efforts

The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Sabotaging Breastfeeding Efforts | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
New mothers who struggle with depression might feel hesitant to keep taking antidepressant medication while breastfeeding. But new research hints that there are benefits to staying on antidepressants, despite the reported short-term risks of drug exp...
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Pregnancy after birth trauma: shifting the focus from joyful concern to fear, limitations

Pregnancy after birth trauma: shifting the focus from joyful concern to fear, limitations | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
I’ve had this post on my mind for a while. What better day than International Women’s Day (albeit a day late!) to send it out there in the universe and out of my mind! Pregnancy is a beautiful,...
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Being a Mom Does Not 100% Fulfill Me

Being a Mom Does Not 100% Fulfill Me | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Tweet . We’re so conflicted as mothers. At least I know I am. I wanted to be a stay at home mom and a big part of me loves seeing my kids day to day, hour by hour, grow, change and learn to be the little people they are. It’s a beautiful thing, such an …
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Grab Your Big Girl Panties and Ass-Kickin’ Boots

Grab Your Big Girl Panties and Ass-Kickin’ Boots | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
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Climb Out of the Darkness! A Worldwide Depression Climb/Walk! 

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Parenting Fears: A First-Time Mom On Postpartum Depression ...

Parenting Fears: A First-Time Mom On Postpartum Depression ... | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Will my next ultrasound be OK? What the hell is labor going to be like? However, one prevailing concern as I head towards the gestational finish line surrounds the possibility of facing postpartum depression — and I am scared.
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Snooze or lose: New studies show sleep is not only healthy but helps you look ... - Detroit Free Press

Snooze or lose: New studies show sleep is not only healthy but helps you look ... - Detroit Free Press | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Snooze or lose: New studies show sleep is not only healthy but helps you look ...
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Spring-Cleaning for the Soul: 18 Ways to be Happy, Healthy, & Sane

Spring-Cleaning for the Soul: 18 Ways to be Happy, Healthy, & Sane | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
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Thoughts about Ebony

Thoughts about Ebony | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
I was going to wait to publish this post until after I'd had time to read it through. But given that I just accidentally posted it, freaked out, made it private, I'm realizing that folks who got it...
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Casey, Best Babysitter Ever - Band Back Together

Casey, Best Babysitter Ever - Band Back Together | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
A babysitter makes a young brother and sister have sex, ruining both of their lives.
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Antidepressants and Breastfeeding

Antidepressants and Breastfeeding | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
By, Pec Indman
To learn more or request a session with Pec, please use the
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Remembering a Child Lost to Stillbirth or Miscarriage | Seleni Institute

Remembering a Child Lost to Stillbirth or Miscarriage | Seleni Institute | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
When you lose a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth, the grief is very real and visceral. Yet because there is no typical way to commemorate these babies and no socially accepted way to grieve, parents can feel confused and isolated in their sorrow. I know I did.
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Postpartum Support International’s 2014 Blog Hop – Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month

Postpartum Support International’s 2014 Blog Hop – Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
May is a special month for postpartum mood disorder (PPMD) survivors.  Why?  Because it is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.....and you can participate in the 2nd annual Postpartum Support In...
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14 Holistic Tips for Mamas with Past Sexual Trauma #sexabuse #ppd

14 Holistic Tips for Mamas with Past Sexual Trauma #sexabuse #ppd | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Past sexual trauma including childhood sexual abuse affects a woman during pregnancy and motherhood. 14 Tips to get past a history of trauma during motherhood.
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Preventing Postpartum Depression - University of Minnesota CEHD

Preventing Postpartum Depression - University of Minnesota CEHD | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Learn what research from the University of Minnesota is discovering about how exercise can be used to prevent postpartum depression.
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Why Admitting You're Depressed Is Like Coming Out of the Closet - Huffington Post

Why Admitting You're Depressed Is Like Coming Out of the Closet - Huffington Post | Perinatal Mood Disorders | Scoop.it
Why Admitting You're Depressed Is Like Coming Out of the Closet
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I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder in March of this year.
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