Comforting Words For Mothers Who Have Miscarried

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on his Facebook page in 2015 that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were expecting their first child together. In that same post he revealed that along the way they had suffered three miscarriages. He wrote: You feel so hopeful when you learn you're … [Read more...]

Misconceptions About Miscarriages

Feeling lonely after a miscarriage? You’re not alone. Many women feel alone, guilty and ashamed when they have a miscarriage. One survey on public perceptions of miscarriages found that most people believe that miscarriages only happen in 5% of pregnancies. In fact, miscarriages happen in … [Read more...]

It’s Not Taboo: Don’t Forget to Talk About Postpartum Depression

With all the excitement of being a new mom holding your newborn, postpartum depression is not the most fun topic of conversation. Motherhood is a happy and joyous thing to be celebrated, but there are also difficult moments that shouldn’t be ignored either, especially when PPD affects one in every … [Read more...]

Maintaining Your Mental Health through Menopause

Menopause can be an incredibly difficult time for so many women.  Your mental health is important at any age, but during menopause you may experience severe feelings of depression or mood swings that you may never have dealt with before. Besides some of the obvious physical changes that can … [Read more...]

Looking for an Alternative to Hot Flash Treatment? Try Acupuncture

When it comes to treating the hot flashes of menopause, hormone therapy is considered by the medical community to be the most effective form of treatment. But some women, such as breast cancer survivors, are unable to use synthetic hormones. Other women choose not to use hormone treatment because of … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Dealing with Holiday Depression

For many women and people in general, the holidays are truly not the most wonderful time of the year.  Some of you may wish you could sleep through the entire season.  There are a variety of reasons for holiday depression - below are some tips on helping you cope the best you possibly can. Many … [Read more...]

Mind Your Health: May Is Mental Health Month

Did you know that women are twice as likely to experience depression than men? Did you know that one in every eight women will develop depression during their lifetime? Did you also know that clinical depression is NOT normal and that treatment is available? May is Mental Health Month. The … [Read more...]