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A Conversation with Walker Karraa, PhD, on Perinatal Mental Illness By Barbra Elenbaas, ACNM Writer & Editor Be sure to check out the other half of my interview with Walker on page 32 of the Fall 2014 issue of Quickening. In your words, what is Stigmama? is a writing site. It is a creative space. It is dedicated to sharing writing about the stigma of mental illness in motherhood. It’s not a resource site or a support site. If you have a client or patient needing treatment, as...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 10/27/2014 4:59:42 PM

The Birth of a Mother: An Innovative Model for Providing Midwifery Care to Women in the Postpartum Period

By Jenifer Fahey, CNM, MSN, MPH, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine As I reviewed the final draft of the article I had prepared for the upcoming postpartum special issue of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, it became clear that while I had briefly touched on the psychosocial needs of women following the birth of a child, I had focused almost exclusively on physical recovery. I sat at my computer, contemplating my final edits prior to submission, and rea...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 12/11/2013 5:39:50 PM
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