As I left my kids with a sitter, I felt guilty. Laughing, singing and enjoying my time wondering “will this guilt ever end?”
It’s not always easy to talk about postpartum depression or other maternal mental health complications like anxiety, panic, OCD and anger. Many new moms feel like others will think they are “crazy” or a “bad mom.” But talking about it is the first step to getting better.
Postpartum depression affects the whole family. Here are some tips that might
help you and your new mom along the way.
What’s the difference between postpartum depression and normal “new mom” stress? Check out this great post on Postpartum Progress.
Our four-year-old daughter is very excited about becoming a big sister, and she’s maintained a very positive attitude about the new baby since we told her around week 12 of the pregnancy. (We didn’t tell anyone else before her, since it impacts her more than pretty much anyone else.) It’s good that we’re expecting another […]
Whether you’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl, your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, April 30, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event […]
Did the Easter Bunny hop over to your house and leave sweet and chocolatey treats for you and your family this holiday? If so, after a few days of snacking on the sweets, you’ve probably gotten a few belly aches and are ready to get those treats out of the basket and out of your […]
The Easter Bunny is the springtime bearer of sweet treats and delicious candy. But that rascially rabbit shouldn’t hop away with your fitness goals and overall health by tempting you with unhealthy edible. This year, fill your Easter basket with some healthy alternatives and have an egg-cellent holiday.
This week is National School Breakfast Week, a time for parents to review their children’s breakfast choices and get them starting the day with a nutritious meal. Between getting your kids up, dressed, teeth brushed, hair combed and ready for the bus or drive to school, weekday mornings are hard enough on parents that getting your […]
February is National Children’s Dental Month. Each year, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums, and it all starts with a […]