An estimated 15% of women in their reproductive years take antidepressants, raising concerns about the possibility of birth defects associated with these medications, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It's that time of year. Here are a few extra tips!
But what if your child is the one doing the bullying?
I've written before about how I simply don't get how we in the United States remain so squeamish about breast-feeding -- and how despite all the research that 'breast is best,' many U.S. hospitals are still not providing women with breast-feeding support. If we know -- based on actual scientific studies -- that breast-feeding can provide health benefits to mother and baby, why aren't we doing everything we possibly can to make it easier and more socially acceptable for women who choose to breast-feed?
This article is a 'hot topic,' even on the television program, The View.
Should you be a taskmaster or a best friend? Is there a middle ground?
Chances are, you new mama colleague would love to tell you what's going on in her life right now, but she's probably a bit all-consumed at the moment. So as a coach for new mamas, I'm here to help you get a glimpse into her reality, and relay some of her sleep-deprived thoughts to you:
Very interesting stuff here!