Tag: Pregnancy

Psychology Around the Net: January 26, 2019

This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at children taking mental health days, the definition of relationship cycling and what it can do to your mental health, career advice for having not only a successful but also a happy career, and more. Enjoy! Women Urged to Put Mental Health On Pre–Conception Checklist: Just […]

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Meghan Markle Takes Maternity Glam Day to Night, Starting With a $35 H&M Dress (and You Can, Too)

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex meets ‘Foxy’ during her visit to the Mayhew, an animal welfare charity on January 16, 2019 in London, England. This will be Her Royal Highnesses first official visit to Mayhew in her new role as Patron.Photo: Eddie Mulholland (WPA Pool/Getty Image) Now that Meghan Markle is nearing the third trimester […]

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Mommy and Data

In 2009, Piraye Yurttas Beim, a molecular biologist from Texas, started pitching investors on her vision for a new kind of women’s health company. The startup she had founded, Celmatix, would bring the power of big data and cutting-edge genetic testing to bear on a problem that had long resisted comprehensive understanding and reliable treatment: […]

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Days After Giving Birth to a Healthy Baby Girl, Remy Ma Required Emergency Surgery 

Remy Ma speaks onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Essence) It should be one of the happiest moments in rapper and reality star Remy Ma’s and husband Papoose’s lives, but it has now possibly become one of the scariest. […]

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Los Angeles County to End Incarceration of Pregnant Girls

Photo: Getty Images Of Los Angeles County’s 50 incarcerated pregnant women, 37 were 17 or 18, and 43 were “crossover” youth, involved in both the county’s probation department and its foster care system. As the number of women in prisons continues to rise nationwide, the impact of imprisonment on pregnancy can vary greatly. Los Angeles […]

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How Couples Prepare for a New Baby & Support Postpartum Mental Health

Prepare for the “challenging” baby, but keep the dream of the “fantasy” baby.  I know you are going to be the lucky parents with the baby who sleeps through the night, latches on the first try, loves sleeping in a crib, and has cries that are easily soothed. But just in case you end up with […]

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Psychology Around the Net: November 3, 2018

This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at what your reaction to WiFi failure says about your personality, the psychology of faking your own death, why reading could be the key to breaking free from chronic loneliness (and all the health risks loneliness brings), and more. ‘Darkitecture’: The Art and Psychology of Haunted […]

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Psychology Around the Net: September 8, 2018

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at how you can keep the happiness alive as you transition from summer to fall, former student accounts of dealing with a mental health crisis in college, one trick mentally strong people use when thins don’t go as planned, and more. […]

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Does Depression During Pregnancy Affect Your Baby?

It has long been known that maternal depression may affect infant development. Studies have shown that children of depressed parents are at an increased risk of developing depression themselves. It has also been determined that the amygdala’s microstructure — how it is wired — was seen as abnormal in two-week old infants born to depressed […]

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Psychology Around the Net: August 18, 2018

Happy Saturday! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers tech companies using persuasive design to get kids racking up more screen time, a new startup designed to help people find mental health care more quickly and affordably, how dating apps have the potential to be both helpful and hurtful, and more. Tech Companies Use ‘Persuasive […]

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