• 09.18.2012   
      Major depression is a disease with certain characteristic signs and symptoms, which interfere with the ability to work, sleep, eat, and enjoy pleasurable activities. Disabling episodes of major depression can occur once or a number of times...
  • 07.09.2010   
    There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of birth defects. Proponents of antidepressants point out...
  • 07.09.2010   
    Some people dread the change of seasons. Shorter, darker days mean fatigue, oversleeping, too many carbs, and having a general sense of malaise: a pattern known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Seasonal affective disorder is depression that...
  • 07.09.2010   
    Angela dreamed of a natural, unmedicated birth. She was managing her labor well when suddenly the cord prolapsed. Her dream birth ended in an emergency cesarean under general anesthesia. Both mother and baby survived, and Angela is grateful for...
  • 07.09.2010   
    There is a movement afoot in childbirth education and perinatal health urging mothers to avoid nighttime breastfeeding to decrease their risk for postpartum depression. We know that if mothers follow this advice, it will have a negative impact on...
09.18.2012   

 

Major depression is a disease with certain characteristic signs and symptoms, which interfere with the ability to work, sleep, eat, and enjoy pleasurable activities. Disabling...

07.09.2010   

There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of...
07.09.2010   

Some people dread the change of seasons. Shorter, darker days mean fatigue, oversleeping, too many carbs, and having a general sense of malaise: a pattern known as seasonal affective disorder...
07.09.2010   

Angela dreamed of a natural, unmedicated birth. She was managing her labor well when suddenly the cord prolapsed. Her dream birth ended in an emergency cesarean under general anesthesia....
07.09.2010   

There is a movement afoot in childbirth education and perinatal health urging mothers to avoid nighttime breastfeeding to decrease their risk for postpartum depression. We know that if mothers...
07.09.2010   

Sarah has had depression on and off throughout most of her adult life. She finally found an antidepressant that worked for her. But now she’s pregnant and she’s been hearing all...

06.22.2010   

Depression is a condition that affects women, during their reproductive years, twice as often as men. (1) It is important for women who are experiencing depression during...