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3 Ways to Combat Postpartum Depression

“Discussing postpartum depression with your physician should absolutely be a part of your birth plan.”

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Is it Postpartum Depression or Just ‘Baby Blues’?

“When postpartum depression is not addressed, new mothers sometimes deal with suicidal ideation and can become a very real suicide risk. Here are the signs to look out for.”

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Why Sharing Your True Motherhood Story Really Matters

“In a world inundated with picture-perfect posts, matching outfits, and gushing gratitude…those women who experience life and motherhood differently can feel like something is wrong with them.”

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5 Ways Lockdown Is like Postpartum

“Be very gentle with yourself right now in this pandemic time. You are in a deep process that is similar to postpartum, and it is very complex and intense.”

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What You Need to Know about Postpartum

Postpartum is a time when society says women should be overjoyed with their new baby but is often fraught with complex emotions, utter exhaustion, conflicting feelings, too many opinions and not enough help.

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What’s Up, Doc? Your Guide to Well-Baby Doctor Visits During Baby’s First Year

Find out what to bring and what to expect at your well-baby visits with your pediatrician.

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Unique Baby Shower Books

This list includes books with beautiful messages, gorgeous illustrations, and in various styles

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These Are the Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician on Your Newborn’s First Visit

Not sure what to ask the doctor at your newborn’s first visit? With this list, now you do!

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Meet 18 Seattle Parents Who Are Making a Difference

These inspiring moms and dads prove that simple ideas can make a big difference in the lives of others.

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3 Parenting Trends That Are Here to Stay, According to Dr. Harvey Karp

Wondering what 2021 has in store for parents? This renowned expert weighs in.

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These Prenatal Massage Spots Will Make You Melt

Yes, you can! Safety precautions are in place to keep everyone healthy—and relaxed!

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Maternity Leave Shouldn’t Set Women Back

“There’s an unspoken bias surrounding maternity leave. We hope to help well-meaning companies do better.”

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How to Cope with Postpartum Depression during a Pandemic

“I gave birth to my Ronnie in March and was plunged into a motherhood that I could never have planned for. I woke up every day with anxiety coursing through my veins and an uncertainty and fear about the state of the world that clouded my vision.”

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Postpartum Exercising: What You Need to Know

“For moms, exercise is a great way to socialize and get out of the house, increase their fitness, and live a healthy lifest‌yle. Research shows that exercising postpartum can reduce the chances of postpartum depression.”

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To the Mothers who Struggle With Postpartum Depression

Two and a half years ago I was in the hospital gazing down at my newborn and I couldn’t stop the tears. The tears signified helplessness, confusion and anxiety. I knew the cries were from postpartum depression. This wasn’t the…

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Why I Didn’t Talk to Anyone about My Postpartum Depression

“I thought people would look down on me. That they would call me ‘crazy’ or ‘insane.’ I worried that they would think I was an unfit mother.”

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5 Potential Challenges New Moms May Experience 

Being pregnant and giving birth are experiences like none other. So it’s no surprise that they come with unique challenges. Here are five that many expecting and new moms face, with resources to turn to for help.

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Don’t Ignore These Signs of Postpartum Depression

Women should never feel ashamed about seeking treatment for postpartum depression. It’s time to break down the stigma. By taking care of their own needs, new moms will not only feel better, but they’ll be able to better enjoy their baby’s first years.

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6 Ways to Help a Friend through Postpartum Depression

​​​​​​​If you think your friend, family member, or loved one is experiencing postpartum depression, here are six ways you can help support them.

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Could Adopting a Dog While Pregnant Lead to a Healthier Baby?

Studies show that children who grow up with dogs are often healthier and happier, learning from an early age to respect and love animals and building strong bonds with their furry friends.

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What Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Really Looks Like

Postpartum wrecks you. It’s a joy killer. Bond ruiner. Marriage rocker. Mind, body and soul shaker. It makes you think awful things, things you would never have thought about before—like killing yourself.

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When Skies Are Gray: Under the Cloud of Postpartum Depression

We had prayed for this. For three years we struggled to conceive a child. Now she was here—but where was I? We had asked for this, spent money and energy to have this. I should be happy, I thought. The guilt of this overwhelmed me.

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The Most Perfect New Mom Gift I’ve Ever Received

The best baby gifts I ever received as a new mom didn’t necessarily score high in cuteness points.

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The FDA Just Approved the First Medication to Treat Postpartum Depression

This is a game changer for new moms struggling with severe depression.

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The FDA Just Approved the First New Antidepressant in Over 30 Years

A new option for people struggling with depression could be a literal lifesaver.

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“Workin’ Moms” Should Definitely Be on Your Netflix Watchlist Right Now

The hit CBC show is now available in the United States.

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Whitney Port: What Recovering After Childbirth Was REALLY Like

Lifestyle influencer, actress and mama Whitney Port dishes about one of the most intimate times of her life.

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Pediatricians Say Every New Mom Needs This Test

You might get a check-up of your own at your next well baby visit.

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Moms with Postpartum Depression Are More Likely to Have This in Common

Some moms are more prone to postpartum depression than others.

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New Exercise Guidelines for Pregnant Women You’ll Want to Pay Attention To

Exercise has tremendous benefits during pregnancy. Here’s how much you need.

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Chrissy Teigen Knew She Had Postpartum Depression When She Stopped Doing This

Here’s how Teigen figured out something was majorly wrong after the birth of her daughter, Luna.

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Chrissy Teigen Makes Peace with Her Postpartum Body Image, But It Wasn’t Easy

Almost every new mama has postpartum body image issues—and Sports Illustrated swimsuit supermodel Chrissy Teigen is no different.

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Dads, We Need to Talk about Postpartum Depression—because You Get It, Too

Dads can suffer from depression postpartum almost as much as moms.

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