Do I have postpartum depression?

Are you suffering from postpartum depression and anxiety? Take this interactive 10-question quiz and share the results with your healthcare provider. The quiz is based on The Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale (EPDS)*. The EPDS, a screening tool, doesn't diagnose depression. Only a licensed healthcare professional can do that. *J.L. Cox, J.M. Holden, R. Sagovsky,... Continue Reading →

Postpartum depression: staying in bed too long?

"...She'd never known that a plain old double mattress could become a world unto itself, an oasis." (qtd. in The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah) Hi fellow stay-in-bed parents, What if your mattress stops being a homey oasis and instead becomes a harrowing prison? The pressure of wanting to be the “perfect mom (or dad)” can prevent us... Continue Reading →

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