Insurance Charges Depressed Mothers For Their Mental State

Postpartum depression is a controversial topic. Recently, a government appointed agency has taken a huge push onto pregnant women to get screened either before, during and after pregnancy to determine whether they fall into this category of suffering with postpartum depression. Over the past few weeks, I have done excessive research learning and voicing my…

What is Postpartum Depression?

According to PostpartumProgress.org, about 10 to 15% of women suffer from postpartum disorders. So what does postpartum really mean? From Merriam Webster, “postpartum” means “relating to or happening in the period of time following the birth of a child”. There are many signs and symptoms to look for in your behavior if you recently gave…

The Public Weighs In On New Screening Guidelines

Image from Pinterest Opinion pages and comment sections allow a variety of writers to voice their thoughts on latest news. Recently, The United States Preventive Services Task Force, a government agency who works to improve the health of all Americans,  has taken initiative on suggesting new mothers take a screening test to determine whether they…