Wednesday, January 25, 2012

New Support Group

Click on link below for information on a new support group in Barstow.

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Stress and fetal development

High stress during fetal development could  cause premature aging, according to a study in chickens, which was published on November 9 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. For more information or to read the article please click on the link below.

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Dad's Bootcamp

BootCamp for new dads is a non profit  that offers workshops to give men an orientation when they are becoming fathers. To find out more information on this or to get involved please click on the link below.

BootCamp for new dads

Understanding Male Postpartum Depression

Most people know that women can suffer from depression after child birth, but what about dad? A news article from the Daily Beast helps readers understand male postpartum depression. Click on the link below to read the article.

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Facts and Questions and Answers about Stress

The National Institue of Mental Health has some interesting facts along with questions and answers about stress on their website. Click on the link below to learn more.

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Information on Postpartum and Perinatal OCD

Click on the link provided below to go to a website for more information on postpartum and perinatal OCD. It gives signs and symptoms along with a definition of what perinatal and postpartum OCD is.

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Friday, January 20, 2012

Managing depression while pregnant

Click on the Article link below to read about how to manage depression during pregnancy.


Local Postpartum Resources

Click on the links below for local resources for Postpartum Depression.

Click Here for local resources.

Click Here for medication and psychiatric services.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Support Groups

Are you pregnant or parenting and suffering from symptoms of anxiety, depression, or stress? Have you been feeling sad, irritable, exhausted, sleepless or anxious? You are not alone. This free group provides support, resources, a listening ear and a connection to other mothers and mothers-to-be experiencing similar feelings.

Click here for more information on support groups

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Mom who dropped baby from parking garage faces mental health hearing

Click on the link below to read the full story. If the mother of the baby is not be able to assist in her own trial she will be sentenced to a mental health facility for treatment until she can assist in her own trial.

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