Law gives $3 million to educate, research post-partum depression

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Postpartum education

Dedicated mom spent nine years working to pass ‘Melanie’s law’ May 21, 2010 | By Lisa Pevtzow, Special to the Tribune Original Story Carol Blocker finally has a measure of peace. After nine years of working tirelessly to raise awareness of postpartum depression and psychosis, the bill known as “Melanie’s law” was quietly passed in Congress. The law is named … Read More

Few New Moms Seek Postpartum Help, Though Many Should

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Mom's seeking postpartum help

Severe ‘baby blues’ may be a red flag for a deeper problem Feb 12, 2010 By Alexa Aguilar Chicago Tribune Original Story It’s noon and I’m still in my pajamas, hoping that neither baby will wake up before I finish writing. The house is a mess, the to-do list stretches long. Leaving the house is impossible with the air so … Read More