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After collecting patient outcome data over a 22-month period, clinical evidence now shows that patients’ symptoms are actually decreasing and patients are getting better.
If you’re a mom or dad, you’ve walked through the otherworldly time surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. The time following the birth of a child is incomparable: It brings the gift of life and the fun of seeing your family grow. Parenthood also…
  Postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD) affect up to 20 percent of pregnant women and those who have recently given birth. In fact, postpartum depression is the most common complication following childbirth,…
Historically known as Postpartum Depression, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) affect over 23,000 Michigan families annually. Learn more about PMAD in order to better support our children and families.
Most parents are unprepared for the reality of how much your sleep changes after having a baby. Taking care of a newborn takes its toll on parents. “Sleep when the baby sleeps,” some experts say. While this is good advice, it doesn’t address…
We are changing our recommendation on how community partners respond with some of the most vulnerable mothers, those who score 15 or higher on the Edinburgh.
While men may not experience the full spectrum of biological and hormonal changes or other factors that impact pregnant and new moms, they are still experiencing a major shift in their role and all the stress that goes with that. The pressure to be a…
  Kids pick up on their parents’ moods and can sense when Mom is not quite herself. After the birth of a new baby in the family, older siblings may get worried if they see you crying a lot and may wonder why you aren’t spending as…
 When a mom is struggling, how can you tell whether it’s baby blues or postpartum depression? (Or other perinatal mood and anxiety disorder?) Any women can relate to the emotional roller coaster that dominates the first few weeks after a baby…
In 2018, Pine Rest clinicians began treating women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD) using Telehealth Services. The following interview is with Brianna* — a patient who was treated for postpartum depression both in-person and via…

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