Depression

Postpartum Depression (PPD) is More Than the ‘Baby Blues’

When you hear the word Postpartum Depression (PPD), what do you picture in your mind? Television ads for medications have done a great job of giving us a visual picture of depression, but PPD can look and feel differently than a pervasive feeling of sadness.  What are...

More than Baby Blues: A Closer Look at Postpartum Depression

Giving birth can trigger a range of emotion from fear and worry to excitement and joy. And thanks to all the hormones coursing through their blood stream, new moms can go from sadness to elation in just a few moments. Most mothers experience sadness called the “baby...

How Much Sadness is Normal?

Depression affects 16% of the population. If you haven’t experienced depression, it’s likely you know someone who has. Depression is a serious medical condition, but it's still confused with ordinary sadness. Grief is normal after a traumatic experience, such as a...

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