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Posts under ‘Post Partum Issues’

The Birth of a Mother

The Birth of a Mother by Alexandra Sacks, MD,  The New York Times, May 8, 2017 After the birth of a baby, a mother experiences a major identity shift. This article focuses on the changes that a mother experiences.  

The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy with Depression

The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy with Depression by Andrew Solomon  May 28, 2015  The New York Times This article highlights the controversy between taking medicine and not taking it during pregnancy. It suggests that sometimes the benefits outweigh the risks.

After Baby, an Unraveling A Case Study in Maternal Mental Illness

After Baby, an Unraveling A Case Study in Maternal Mental Illness by Pam Belluck, The New York Times, June 16, 2014 This article is a case study of one woman’s story of post partum psychosis.

Sex and Intimacy After the Baby Arrives

Sex and Intimacy After the Baby Arrives by Catherine Saint Louis  December 16, 2013  The New York Times Sexual issues after the birth of a child have not typically been discussed much, but research at the University of Michigan has tried to change that.