Preeclampsia Foundation is a tremendously impactful nonprofit organization whose mission is to: “reduce maternal and infant illness and death due to preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by providing patient support and education, raising public awareness, catalyzing research and improving healthcare practices.“ The Foundation convened its community of experts, patients, and dedicated volunteers for the 2018 … Read More about Preeclampsia Foundation Champions for Change 2018 Summit
Experiencing a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss brings on unimaginable grief. Parents not only find themselves mourning the loss of their child, but also that of their dreams, fantasies, hopes for their family, identity, and new social status. Parents often feel lonely and misunderstood in their mourning. Our society tends to have a short attention … Read More about October Is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
We interviewed Katie Caddell, LCSW, a therapist on our team who specializes in perinatal mental health and early child development. Katie is also the facilitator of Being with Baby workshop series, which we are offering again this fall. Click here to learn more. What do you love about working with infants and families? I love … Read More about Katie Caddell on parenting and Being with Baby workshop series
We are excited to offer Being with Baby workshop series again this fall. Being with Baby is a 5-week series designed to help women build confidence in their parenting skills and wisdom, bond with their babies, and equally importantly, develop a sense of community with other new moms. The first session will be held on October 21, 2018. For more information, please contact the facilitator Katie Caddell, LCSW. Access Being with Baby flyer here. … Read More about Being with Baby workshop series starts October 21st
In the late 19th century, American writer and new mother, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, spoke of her experience of severe postpartum depression in her now famous short story “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” “The Yellow Wall-Paper” goes on to depict the well-meaning but ultimately harmful and oppressive efforts by her physician husband to alleviate the illness by mandating … Read More about Why is it still so hard for mothers to speak up about postpartum depression?