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Congressional Action

Currently, our United States Congress has a bill making no progress, but designed to address Postpartum depression in the most basic way: by allowing the Department of Health & Human Services to make grants to States for screening and treatment for maternal depression. Each house of Congress has a bill proposed (Senate: S. 2311; House: […]

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Hayden Panettiere

Save the cheerleader, save the world? Not exactly, but news of Hayden Panettiere’s struggles with PPD might be having a positive impact. We are seeing someone in the media proactively seeking help for postpartum depression, and that has the potential to stymie the stigma that is so often associated with keeping moms in the dark. […]

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Maryland State Task Force

We can officially announce that our founder, Nadia Monroe, has been appointed to the state’s brand new Task Force for Maternal Mental Health. She received her official letter from Governor Hogan today. The group will be meeting and assessing ways to better aid new mothers during the perinatal period: during pregnancy and after. The goal […]

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