Good toothbrushing habits in children linked to mother's wellbeing
Researchers have shown that postpartum depression can inhibit a mother's ability to instill healthy tooth brushing habits in children. The study demonstrates the need to foster...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Mothers with postpartum depression ‘highly vulnerable' during pandemic
Rates and severity of postpartum depression and anxiety symptoms among women who sought treatment for postpartum depression worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
My Depression Doesn't Steal My Ability To Be A Really Good Mom
Today, Mommy is sad. I don't know why. The sun is shining. It is a warm, balmy summer day. My son is in daycare, and my eight-year-old is playing with dolls. She is laughing...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
I Lost My Close Friend To Suicide-And I Can't Talk to Anyone About It Because I Only Knew Her Online
*trigger warning: suicide To write about Kate, I wanted to go back and retrieve all our Facebook DMs. There was only a single message from her account left-but it was not from...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy - 2 articles
3 Reasons Why Your Kid Is Behaving Differently And What To Do
Monitoring your child's mental health should be one of your top priorities. Many parents usually take this for granted, assuming it is covered by teachers at school. However...
1 month ago - HealthWorks Collective
How A ‘Party Drug' Paved The Way To Relief For Treatment-Resistant Depression
It wasn't too many years ago when those suffering from treatment-resistant depression could find themselves ready to tap out, resigning themselves to a life spent lying prone...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
Without a village, new mums feel isolated and alone
New parents are struggling to find support in the lockdown and experts are warning cases of perinatal depression will spike.
2 monthes ago - Sydney Morning Herald
My Mental Illness Has Robbed Me Of The Family I Always Wanted
Trigger warning: suicide ideation I want more kids. I'm grateful for the two I have, but I can't help daydreaming about what a third or fourth child would be like. But I can't...
2 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
Urinary incontinence in women linked to poorer mental health
Survey data showed that women with urinary incontinence experienced depression and low self-worth more than those who do not have the condition. Margarida Manso, a urologist...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Development of a Structured Peer Mentoring Program for Support of Parents and Caregivers of Children with Cancer
Parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer have increased anxiety, depression, and numerous questions. Many of these concerns can only be answered by parents who have...
2 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing