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Emotions After Baby

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Postpartum depression, an absent husband, new-mom body issues, and other surprises you may encouter after giving birth

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An inpatient psychiatric unit specifically dedicated to women suffering perinatal (prenatal and postpartum) mood disorders opens and gets new moms the help they need.
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How to know if you're at risk for PMD and how to get the help you need.
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Find out how to be a good mom

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Every day with your baby won't be rosy. Here, 31 ways to sail through the rough spots

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If you've been feeling listless for weeks, you may be tempted to blame it on the pressures of parenting. But you could be ignoring something more...
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Having a baby can be magical -- and crazy. Here's how you can make your life easier

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One mom’s story of why the experience of new motherhood resonates in our lives -- even years later

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"Love at first sight" doesn’t always happen with romance...but what about with parenthood?
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Battling postpartum depression makes my better half a bigger action hero than Tom Cruise could ever be
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There are so many good changes in my life right now  -- why do I feel so down?

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Folate  -- a supplement that reduces the risk of birth defects  -- may also be effective against depression
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder is surprisingly common in pregnant women and new moms -- but it can be conquered, just as the author did
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When depression strikes, it lays not only moms low but also their families. What you should know if you or someone you love needs help
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Pregnancy isn’t just hard on the back -- it can be hard on the soul.