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9 Stupid Things People Say to Women Who’ve Experienced a Traumatic Birth

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett lists 9 stupid things not to say to the mother who has experienced a traumatic birth.


Should Mothers Avoid Nighttime Breastfeeding to Decrease their Risk of Depression?

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett asks, "Will avoiding nighttime breastfeeding preserve mothers’ mental health by allowing them to get more sleep?"

Light Therapy to Treat Depression in Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Is light therapy a suitable treatment for pregnant and postpartum women? Kathleen Kendall-Tackett looks at the research.

Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder

An infographic to create awareness about seasonal affective disorder.

Are You Little Miss Perfect?

Do you strive to be perfect?

Sexual Assault Survivors and Breastfeeding

Can we assume that women who have been sexually assaulted won't want to breastfeed?

The Insecure Selfie

On International Day of the Girl, we look at how insecure girls may view themselves.

Why We Learn How to Form Relationships

Attachment bonds and the parenting spectrum.

How Bright Light Therapy Helps Seasonal Affective Disorder

Do you dread the shorter, darker days that come as the nights draw in? Kathleen Kendall-Tackett looks at how and why light therapy can bring relief.

High Intervention Birth and Mother’s Mood

Does Pitocin during labor increase postpartum mood disorders?

It’s Not Me, It’s Us: Our Relationship’s Roots of Depression

A life relationship review for those struggling with depression.

Mental Health and the Breastfeeding Mother

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of maternal depression and helps overcome earlier trauma.

Why Breastfeeding Is Good for Moms Too

We hear plenty about breastfeeding benefits for babies: what's in it for mom?

Can Fats Make You Happy? Fatty Acids and Depression

Mental health and a connection with Omega-3s during pregnancy, postpartum and beyond.

Exercise Combats Depression

Research demonstrates exercise is an effective anti-depressant and the mood-altering effects of exercise appear fairly quickly.

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