postpartum

Pregnancy Apps and Online Spaces Fail to Support Individuals Grieving a Pregnancy Loss – Here’s What to Do About It

Society largely stigmatizes and dismisses pregnancy loss by not treating it as a loss that deserves to be grieved

Iron Deficiency Anemia Can Cause Serious Problems for Pregnant Moms and Their Babies

This common condition can lead to postpartum depression and development problems in children if left untreated

Born Too Soon

A closer look at Covid-19, health inequities, race and preterm birth

When Postpartum Depression Hit, I Heard Only the Lies My Depression Told Me

As a pharmacist, I understand medications for depression but I still believed I was too defective for medicine to fix

Women Say California Insurer Makes It Too Hard to Get Drug for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression affects 1 in 8 new mothers in the United States

Being Pregnant Was Wonderful. And Overwhelming.

Admitting that everything wasn't perfect helped me get the support I needed

My Parents Dismissed My Anxiety. Now I’m Helping My Daughter Work Through Hers.

By giving my child the tools she needs to thrive, the hurt child in me is finally healing

Working as a Rainbow Doula Lets Me Be Myself

I love creating a safe space in the birthing room, empowering my LGBTQ+ clients and advocating for them during the birth process.

Vaccines During and After Pregnancy

A pregnant woman should get vaccinated against whooping cough and flu during each pregnancy to protect herself and her baby, with immunity for the first few months of life.

Closing the Racial Gap in Breastfeeding

More Black mothers are choosing to breastfeed and changing the narrative around breastfeeding in the Black community.

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Battling Postpartum Depression Feels Different When You’re Black

To provide better postpartum care for Black women, we must look at the unique ways life impacts them.

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When My Breasts Didn't Work, I Nursed My Baby Anyway

I wish someone had had the foresight and compassion to explain I was showing all the risk factors for breast hypoplasia.

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