Posts in category Postpartum

4 Ways to Protect Your Children from Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse is a widespread problem. Statistics revealed that 1 in children are sexually abused before they turn 18. Worse, many of these cases go unreported. Sexual abuse is a risk for every child. Here’s how to keep your kids safe from predators. Encourage your kids to talk about their day Get to know the […]

Treating Trauma and PTSD with EMDR

Traumatic events can be difficult to come to terms with. People who have survived trauma including combat, domestic violence, sexual abuse or have witnessed a life-threatening event may develop post traumatic stress disorder. These people often relive the experience through flashbacks and nightmares. The symptoms do not go away on their own and may even […]

4 Things You Should Never Say to a Mom with Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is more common than you think. According to studies, 1 out of 5 women experience postpartum depression after giving birth. This is common during the first few days and weeks following child birth. Instead of the picture-perfect motherhood she imagined, she feels discouraged, tearful, sad, and alone. Eventually, it can interfere with her […]

4 Ways to Cope with Postpartum Depression

A lot of women feel depressed or down during the first weeks of giving birth. Many of them are often confused because they expect themselves to feel happy or relieved now that they have brought their baby home. Often, they think of themselves as a bad mother for feeling this way. Studies suggest that more […]

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