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Reading Beyond the Headlines: a closer look at the study on SSRIs during pregnancy

By Walker Karraa, MFA, MA. This post was originally published on Giving Birth with Confidence, a blog powered by Lamaze International. See the original post here. A recent study regarding the use of antidepressants has been gaining a lot of media attention. The actual study, The risks of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use in infertile women: a review of the impact on fertility, pregnancy, neonatal health and beyond (Domar, Moragianni, Ryley & Urato, 2012) has been described by media w...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 11/12/2012 10:35:53 AM

Mothers of Many Challenge #2: Beware of Supermom

by Shannon K. Valenzuela, PhD, LCCE This week, let’s discuss the tendency of mothers of many to be “supermoms” in the fourth trimester. Supermom takes on all of her former responsibilities plus the demands of caring for a newborn and her own postpartum needs without asking for (or accepting) help. This tendency to do too much too soon can wear her out physically, mentally, and emotionally and can thus slow down her recovery. It’s important, therefore, to help the mother of many avoid the temp...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 11/7/2012 12:23:49 PM



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