Mar
10

The First Few Weeks After Birth: What New Dads Need To Know

New Dads and the Postpartum Period

If you missed the following advice for new dads: 25 Things New Dads Need to Know About Pregnancy, and the 25 Things New Dads Need to Know About Birth I suggest starting there. Once you bring your baby home from the hospital you and your spouse are on your own. No more nurses, no more doctors. On. […]

Sep
29

10 Things To Help With Postpartum Depression

As I said in my transparent look of Postpartum Depression I was determined with our second baby to do all I could to help prevent PPD the second time around. Here are some of the things I learned… 1. Ask (or accept offers) for help.  This is the number one piece of advice I can give. If […]

Sep
28

Postpartum Depression: a transparent view

When you’re pregnant your Doctor may speak of Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression. Baby Blues affect 70% of women following birth. Most women will admit to being weepy after having baby, or being more emotional. Postpartum depression affects 10-15% of women after birth. Strangely, you don’t hear much from those 10%. Oh sure, you hear […]