Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month

As we bring about awareness for proper prenatal care during October Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month. It’s important to know that this can happen to anyone, regardless of economic background, race or social status. According to March of Dimes; What is miscarriage? Miscarriage (also called early pregnancy loss) is when a baby dies in the womb […]

Moms & Dads Should Be Monitored Together for Postpartum Depression.

A new study found that even mild, long-term depressive symptoms among moms lead to emotional problems for kids. Researchers also pointed out that one parent’s depression puts the other at risk.   Source: Maressa Brown The more we talk about mental health, the better—especially when it comes to expectant and new parents. After all, one […]

Anemia in early pregnancy linked with risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

Children born to mothers with iron-deficiency anemia early in pregnancy may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, a new study suggests. In an analysis of data on more than half a million babies born in Sweden, researchers found that anemia in the mother before the 30th week of pregnancy was linked with a heightened […]

What is Your Thyroid and how does it affect your Pregnancy: All About Hyperthyroidism After Childbirth.

Hyperthyroidism is a thyroid condition that affects five to ten percent of women after childbirth. Here’s what you need to know about the connection between your thyroid and pregnancy. I have a client that is dealing with thyroid issues right now and I generally like to provide additional information on topics that may affect them. […]

Knowing When To Get Help. New Mom Takes Her Own Life After Silent Battle With Postpartum Depression:

Allison was a beautiful ray of sunshine in my life.  The life of an Army wife can get lonely at times – moving around so much, searching for new friends, and trying to make a strange house and new town feel like home.  A mil-spouse herself, Allison knew the struggle, and reached out to my […]

Information for Teens and Young Adults: What are warning signs of abuse in teenage and young adult relationships? | WomensLaw.org

Many people of all ages don’t recognize that they are in an abusive relationship. We have a checklist of abusive behavior for people of all ages on our Signs of Abuse page. Below are some warning signs of teen and young adult dating violence specifically. Does your partner: — Read on http://www.womenslaw.org/about-abuse/abuse-specific-communities/information-teens-and-young-adults/basic-info-and-1