Depression, anxiety, and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) are the three most common mental health conditions experienced in the ‘perinatal period’ (during pregnancy and after birth), with around 10-20% of people who give birth experiencing one of these conditions.Continue reading “Twin Pregnancy and Mental Health”
TAPS causes so much frustration. This blog is about living with this fact.
I’ve talked about our story so many times, and I’m pretty sure most of you can recite it by heart. Born at 31 weeks with Twin Anemia Polycythemia Sequence (TAPS) in 2013, one of the best ways to raise awareness is to talk about our story on repeat. It’s guaranteed you’ll either get annoyed by me or want to join my campaign ;).Continue reading “TAPS And Frustration: It’s A Real Struggle”
As a patient’s MFM you are her lifeline – literally.
You have the knowledge, access, and ability to implement the resources necessary to give her pregnancy the best chance for a positive outcome.
We describe the MFM as the leaders of the monochorionic health care team. Your advanced training, experience and, again, access to vital resources often positions you as the Big Decision Maker.Continue reading “Dear MFM”
Today we’re asking: How are YOU?
World Mental Health Day is recognized each year on October 10th. The World Health Organization uses this day to raise awareness of mental health issues, and also boost support of organizations who support mental health programs. It’s about making sure that people can talk openly about their diagnosis, and fostering the idea that mental health care should be made a priority.Continue reading “How are YOU?”