Note: This article initially appeared on Christine’s blog. The Huffington Post recently published an article on postpartum depression. It conveys what many experience in the disconnect between the faces we show for the camera and the reality when the camera is turned elsewhere. Christine Organ, blogger and HuffPo contributor, tells her story (dating back 7 […]
After the tragedy involving Miriam Carey and her attempt to ram into the White House and Capitol, there has been speculation (fueled by her mother saying it) that she suffered from PPD. It’s more likely, given the limited facts we have, that she suffered from postpartum psychosis, not unlike Cynthia Wachenheim, a New York city […]
News outlets are reporting that the woman involved in the recent incident on Capitol Hill was suffering from postpartum depression or psychosis. This is an important opportunity to shine light on how real, common, and treatable perinatal mental health disorders are. Perinatal mood disorders range in severity widely. While 20% of new mothers suffer from […]
Recently, the Washington Post Express ran a men’s health issue, including an article on the man’s experience with PPD. The author got in touch with us to get our perspective, and we tried to help guide him down the right path. There are still a lot of unknowns about men and PPD, but we are […]
PPD is certainly not limited to just “average” families; celebrities in our culture are afforded a certain elevate status, but they can become mothers too. And some of them also experience postpartum depression. Gwyneth Paltrow & Bryce Dallas Howard both opened up about their experiences on Ms. Paltrow’s digital media and e-commerce company, goop.com.
Nadia was interviewed by The Washington Post, though less as the founder of PSMd and more as a mother coming off of PPD and into pregnancy. She contributed to the “On Parenting” blog series in an article by Jennifer Kogan. The article was written in direct response to a study in Human Reproduction. Read the […]
We’ve already been able to do a little bit of media outreach, despite our brief tenure. Nadia spread the word through TWLOHA just after her daughter’s 2nd birthday. She outlined her experiences in a blog titled FACING THE REALITY OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION. This was the first time Nadia told her story to people she didn’t […]