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New Jersey Department of Health Event Covers Perinatal Mood Disorders From a New Perspective
(Trenton, NJ) -- Research into the behaviors and factors that contribute to a variety of prenatal and postpartum mood disorders and management skills that can help women recover were the subjects of a seminar sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Health in partnership with Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative and Hudson Perinatal Consortium... MORE

Perinatal Mood Disorders: Help Is Out There for Women in New Jersey
(Trenton, NJ) -- Most new mothers - anywhere from 60 percent to 80 percent - experience at least a brief episode of the "baby blues" - feelings of sadness, anxiety, loneliness or moodiness - within the first few days of giving birth. After a couple of weeks, these symptoms typically disappear.. MORE

New Jersey Offers Free Webinar About PPD in the Cultural Context
(Trenton, NJ) -- Healthcare providers who provide care to patients of childbearing age and/or pregnant patients can learn more about postpartum depression and earn one Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit by participating in a free Webinar entitled Postpartum Depression in the Cultural Context: Provider and Patient Perspectives. MORE

Thousands of New Jersey Babies Expected To Be Born This Summer
(Trenton, NJ) -- Among the babies born in the United States every year, 35 percent are born from the beginning of June through the end of September. Although many new mothers will experience the "baby blues," some will suffer from postpartum depression or another perinatal mood disorder. MORE

This Mother's Day New Jersey Encourages Mothers to Speak Up When They Are Down
(Trenton, NJ) -- Mother's Day calls to mind images of flowers, greeting cards and Sunday brunches. But for mothers affected with postpartum depression (PPD) or other perinatal mood disorders (PMD), the holiday is far from joyful. In New Jersey, women have numerous resources available to them to overcome the effects of PMD, but first they must ask for help. MORE

New Jersey Department of Health Event Covers Perinatal Mood Disorders From a New Perspective
(Trenton, NJ) -- In an effort to assist healthcare and social service providers to better recognize mothers at risk for perinatal mood disorders and identify appropriate types of treatment, the New Jersey Department of Health in partnership with Hudson Perinatal Consortium Inc. is sponsoring an educational conference. MORE

New Palm Card Published to Inform Women About the Signs and Resources Available for Perinatal Depression
(Trenton, NJ) -- In an effort to educate New Jersey women on the signs and resources available for treating postpartum depression (PPD) and other perinatal mood disorders, which can affect women before, during and after pregnancy, the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) has produced a palm card to be distributed through beauty salons, YMCAs and Jewish Community Centers across the state. MORE

Postpartum Depression Help Is Out There for Women in Bergen County
Most new mothers -- anywhere from 60 to 80 percent -- experience at least a brief episode of the "baby blues" -- feelings of sadness, anxiety, loneliness or moodiness -- within the first few days of giving birth. MORE

Help Is Available for Depression Before, During and After Pregnancy
We think of the time that families begin preparing for the arrival of a new baby as a time of joy -- filled with hopes, dreams and high expectations for the future. MORE

 

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Trastornos relacionados con la depresión perinatal (prenatal): Ayuda disponible para mujeres en Nueva Jersey
Muchas veces nos imaginamos que el tiempo en que las familias comienzan a preparar la llegada de un recién nacido son momentos de alegría, llenos de esperanzas, sueños y grandes expectativas para el futuro. Mientras que muchas mujeres verdaderamente sienten esta euforia durante el embarazo, la verdad es que para algunas mujeres, los momentos antes, durante y después del embarazo no son momentos llenos de alegría. MÁS

 

Perinatal mood disorders are treatable. But first you have to ask for help.

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