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Postpartum Depression: Treatment Options?

Postpartum Depression: The Baby Blues The baby blues include mood swings and feelings of anxiety and sadness that typically emerge 3-5 days after giving birth and dissipate on their own within a few weeks. 70% of new moms experience this temporary change in mood. The baby blues differ from postpartum depression in the length of […]

Temper Tantrums

Temper Tantrums: What They Are, What They Mean and How to Manage Them Temper Tantrums. You’ve been there. A toddler is lying on his back in the middle of the store. He’s screaming at the top of his little lungs and pounding his fists when he didn’t get the Snickers bar in the candy aisle. […]

Emotional Abuse in relationships

Emotional Abuse “The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious. In fact, even among women who have experienced violence from a partner, half or more report that the man’s emotional abuse is what is causing them the greatest harm.” ― Lundy Bancroft […]

Infertility – what do you do when you are struggling with a fertility problem?

Infertility “A fertility problem may be one of the most difficult challenges you’ll ever face. It’s normal to feel a monumental sense of loss, to feel stressed, sad or overwhelmed. Don’t chastise yourself for feeling this way. Facing and accepting your emotions can help you move through them.” –Kate Marosek, LCSW specializing infertility concerns The […]