Search Results: postpartum depression (28)

Postpartum Depression Resources Read Kindred features on postpartum depression here. The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS). The EPDS is a 10-question self administered screening tool developed by John Cox and Jeni Holden and used worldwide that helps to recognize women who might be suffering from postpartum depression. You can…
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A new article published in Clinical Lactation addresses potential negative outcomes of epidurals and other birth interventions. Birth Interventions Related to Lower Rates of Exclusive Breastfeeding and Increased Risk of Postpartum Depression in a Large Sample, was written by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA, Zhen Cong, PhD, and Thomas W.…
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Postpartum care around the world has well elaborated traditions that support healing, bonding, and growth for the new family. They are respected and received by families in all financial strata. These traditions are considered essential not only to the mother’s immediate recovery, they’re believed to benefit her subsequent pregnancies, menopause,…
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A national coalition of nonprofits and a diverse group of individuals, including psychologists, medical health professionals, doctors, midwives, early developmental educators, parents and more, gathered at the Annual BirthKeeper Summit and Family Rising Rally on May 14, 2016 at the National Press Club in Washington DC.  The summit's commitment to…
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