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AUDIO: Dr. Shoshana Bennett - Should Women Continue Taking Antidepressants While Pregnant?

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Women are most vulnerable to depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period. If depression or anxiety is going to surface, it typically happens at this time. How can you tell ...

Baby Blues or Postpartum Depression?

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By: Dr. Shoshana Bennett and Dr. Richard L. Hansler Staying healthy and happy throughout this exciting process of having a baby is a goal of every mother. Some recent discoveries about how ...

Shoshana Bennett: Staying A Happy And Healthy Parent By Controlling Light

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My daughter asked me this question that I thought I'd pose to you: Can you predict ahead of time who would have postpartum depression? Is this an inherited disease, or something no one knows ...

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SHARE YOUR PMDD STORY BY POSTING BELOW TRINA TELLS HER STORY There is no location too remote to stop EmpowHer’s quest to bring you information that could help you heal ...

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The last thing you want to think about when you learn you’re pregnant is whether you might end up with postpartum depression. Unless you’ve experienced depression before in pregnancy or ...

Shoshana Bennett and Richard L. Hansler: A Natural Prevention of Postpartum Depression

Dr. Bennett explains how difficult it was missing the first two years of her child's life.

Was It Difficult Missing Two Years of Your Child's Life? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Bennett explains how a new mother's lack of sleep can contribute to Postpartum Depression / PPD. Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 ...

Can Postpartum Depression Contribute To A Lack Of Sleep? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Shoshana Bennett (Dr. Shosh) introduces herself. She is the author of Postpartum Depression For Dummies and survivor of Postpartum Depression. Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who ...

Will You Tell Us About Yourself? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Bennett, where can women suffering with postpartum depression/ PPD turn for help? Dr. Bennett (Dr. Shosh) is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 after ...

Women With Postpartum Depression, Where Can They Get Help? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Listen as Dr. Bennett explains, "Is medication always needed for treating Postpartum Depression / PPD?" Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in ...

Do Women With PPD Need To Take Medication? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Shoshana Bennett (Dr. Shosh )answers an important uncommonly asked question, "Can A Father Get Postpartum Depression / PPD?" Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum ...

Can Fathers Get Postpartum Depression? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Listen to Dr. Shoshana Bennett (Dr. Shosh) answer the question, "Does Postpartum Depression / PPD Go Away By Itself?" Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for ...

Will Postpartum Fade With Time? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Bennett explains the difference between the baby blues and Postpartum Depression / PPD. Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 after her ...

Baby Blues And Postpartum Depression, What Is The Difference? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Shoshana Bennett answers the question, "Are Women With A History Of Depression More Likely To Get Postpartum Depression / PPD?" Dr. Bennett (Dr. Shosh) is a licensed psychologist who founded ...

Are Women With A History Of Depression More Likely To Get PPD? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Bennett answers the question, "What Are Some Of The Warning Signs Of Postpartum Depression / PPD?" Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 ...

What Are Postpartum Depression Warning Signs? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Bennett explains Postpartum Depression / PPD. Dr. Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 after her second undiagnosed postpartum illness. ...

What Is Postpartum Depression? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

Dr. Shoshana Bennett shares her PPD / Postpartum Depression story. Dr. Shoshana Bennett is a licensed psychologist who founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 after her second ...

What Is Your Postpartum Depression Experience? - Dr. Bennett (VIDEO)

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I am a 35 yr old female. I have had four children and am not going to have any more. My PMS has of course got progressively worse over the last 10 yrs, as is normal for my age. I feel I now ...

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It’s my job to take care of everyone else. I shouldn’t need help. I should be able to take care of my baby by myself. If I say “no,” that’s selfish. They’ll be disappointed in me if I ...

Shoshana Bennett: Getting Sleep, Taking Breaks and Throwing Out That Superhero Cape

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Listen to Dr. Shoshana Bennett, EmpowHer.com’s host of Mom’s Health Matters talk with Susan Dowd Stone about postpartum depression. Dr. Shoshana Bennett: ...

AUDIO: Mom's Health Matters, With Dr. Shosh - Episode #3

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Listen to Dr. Shoshana Bennett, EmpowHer.com’s host of Mom’s Health Matters talk with Susan Dowd Stone about post partum depression and recent legislation in our country called the Mother's Act, ...

AUDIO: Mom's Health Matters, With Dr. Shosh - Episode #2

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Listen to Dr. Shoshana Bennett, EmpowHer.com’s host of Mom’s Health Matters talk about what new parents and mothers can do to prevent post partum depression. Todd ...

AUDIO: Mom's Health Matters, With Dr. Shosh - Episode #1

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Fathers with postpartum depression (PPD) have symptoms that are often different from the fluctuating moods and emotions that moms with PPD exhibit. As a rule, fathers have more tension and ...

Shoshana Bennett: When Fathers Get Postpartum Depression

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Print out a copy of this list and carry it around with you until these statements come naturally to you (then you know you don’t need the list anymore!). Feel free to replace the underlined part ...

Shoshana Bennett: 10 Truths to Remind Yourself of Often When You Have Postpartum Depression

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Becoming a new mother is an intense experience that affects all areas of your life including work, relationships, identity, and emotional health. Motherhood adds stress to life, no matter how ...

Parent Coaching for New Moms -- A New Way to Beat Postpartum Depresssion

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Becoming a new mother is an intense experience that affects all areas of your life including work, relationships, identity, and emotional health. Motherhood adds stress to life, no matter how ...

Shoshana Bennett: Parent Coaching for New Moms, A New Way to Beat Postpartum Depression

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New moms have specific contraceptive needs. They want birth control that is effective, simple to use, can be used over a long period of time, and allows for sexual spontaneity. An important ...

Shoshana Bennett: The Unique Contraceptive Needs of New Moms

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New moms have specific contraceptive needs. They want birth control that is effective, simple to use, can be used over a long period of time, and allows for sexual spontaneity. An important ...

The Unique Contraceptive Needs of New Moms

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When your wife has postpartum depression (PPD), which affects about 1 in 7 women after childbirth, you might feel confused, annoyed, scared, sad, worried or any combination of these. My husband ...

Shoshana Bennett: What Husbands Can Do When Their Wives Experience Postpartum Depression

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When your wife has postpartum depression (PPD), which affects about 1 in 7 women after childbirth, you might feel confused, annoyed, scared, sad, worried or any combination of these. My husband ...

Shoshana Bennett: What Husbands Can Do When Their Wives Suffer From Postpartum Depression

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Whether working full time, part time, outside the home or within, women are forever chasing that mythical, and elusive “Balance” of work and family. Although we’ve been warned that this goal may ...

The Deception of Trying to Achieve Balance and Why It's More Important to Aim For Harmony

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Whether working full time, part time, outside the home or within, women are forever chasing that mythical, and elusive “Balance” of work and family. Although we’ve been warned that this goal may ...

Shoshana Bennett: Harmony, Not Balance

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Acupuncture is a type of ancient Chinese medicine. It has been used for thousands of years, and works with over 2,000 pressure points and energy meridians in your body. As you probably know, ...

Shoshana Bennett: During & After Pregnancy, Take Care of Yourself

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I’m a survivor of two life-threatening postpartum depressions. At the time of my illnesses, there was no help for me. The great news is that, if you’re suffering from depression in pregnancy or ...

Dr. Shoshana Bennett: Surviving Postpartum Depression

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Thousands of mothers will have a hard time enjoying Mother’s Day this year due to postpartum depression. One in 7 new moms get hit with this disorder, and for this 15%, Mother’s Day can be pretty ...

Shoshana Bennett: Not So Happy Mother's Day

Hi, I’m Dr. Shoshana Bennett, a survivor of two life-threatening postpartum depressions and one of the PPD empowHer experts. At the time of my illnesses, there was no help for me. The great ...

Dr. Shoshana Bennett Shares Her Unique PPD / Postpartum Depression Experiences

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Whether working full time, part time, outside the home or within, women are forever chasing that mythical, and elusive “Balance” of work and family. Although we’ve been warned that this goal may ...

Dr. Shoshana S. Bennett: Women with PPD / Postpartum Depression need Harmony, not Balance