Tag: Pregnancy

4 Healthy Postpartum Habits You Might Not Have Thought Of

This post is written by contributor Chelsea Becker Something that surprised me about postpartum life was how much I missed feeling healthy. The end of my pregnancy had me craving everything from ice cream to pizza and I won’t lie and say I didn’t give in to those requests. And while I stayed active during […]

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10 Things I’ve Learned as a Therapist and a Mom about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

I was introduced to PMADs last year when a friend of a friend posted about it on social media. I was intrigued. This was a thing? As I learned more about it, I realized many things that I didn’t know before, both for me personally and professionally. Why had I never heard these things before? […]

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Postpartum OCD Is Real. This Is What You Need to Know About It

After her second child was born, Britney Asbell, 29, became obsessed with the thought that someone might break into their home or their house might catch on fire. At the time, she also fixated on the safe where the family’s gun was kept. “I would just sit and spend probably the first hour or two […]

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Here’s exactly how restricting abortion harms public health

This week, Alabama’s governor signed the most extreme anti-abortion bill in the country, effectively banning the procedure. It’s just one of a host of new laws restricting abortion: including one by the Missouri senate which passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks, and one signed by the governor of Georgia banning abortion after six […]

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Six pregnancy facts that will make you think twice about recent abortion bills

On Tuesday, Alabama’s Senate passed a bill almost completely banning abortion. The most extreme bill of its kind in the country, it comes on the tails of an only-slightly-less restrictive bill being signed into law by the governor of Georgia. These are just two of several state laws that undermine Roe v. Wade, the 1973 […]

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