Blog Posts - Ppd



Steve Bannon’s Ignorance on Mental Health

 *** This post may be triggering if you are suffering from postpartum depression (PPD) and are sensitive to negative news events*** Here I am, posting again….wow, it’s now 3x in one month.  I haven’t posted with such frequency in...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Nov 19, 2016

Honored to be Selected One of the Top Postpartum Depression Blogs of 2016 by Healthline

On November 4th, I was honored to be selected as one of the Top Postpartum Depression Blogs of 2016 by Healthline.  Thank you, Healthline, for this surprising recognition! I haven’t blogged about it until now due to my trying to recover from t...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Nov 16, 2016

Postpartum Insomnia Series – Part 5: VAN

I want to thank Van for sharing her postpartum insomnia experience with us.  She reached out to me via my blog back in January and we’ve corresponded via email since then.  She is nearing the end of her postpartum depression (PPD) journey. Fr...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Oct 29, 2016

Help Her Get the Help She Needs

My first almost wordless blog post, ever. The words in this image say it all. It is an important message that we, as family members, friends, neighbors or even colleagues of new mothers, should take very seriously.  Permission to use this image gra...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Oct 15, 2016

Postpartum Insomnia Series – Part 4: AMY

I met Amy in April 2013 at an event that took place at St. Clare’s Behavioral Health of Denville, New Jersey, and co-hosted by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey.  I was a speaker at that event.  That night,...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Oct 2, 2016

Postpartum Insomnia Series – Part 3: BRYN

This is the third of my series of blog posts about postpartum insomnia. I met Bryn recently via the closed Facebook group for Postpartum Support International.  Thank you, Bryn, for sharing your experience on my blog.  I am very glad that the p...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Sep 7, 2016

Postpartum Insomnia Series, Part 3 – BRYN

This is the third of my series of blog posts about postpartum insomnia. I met Bryn recently via the closed Facebook group for Postpartum Support International.  Thank you, Bryn, for sharing your experience on my blog.  I am very glad that the p...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Sep 7, 2016

Postpartum Insomnia Series – Story 1: MRS. J

I want to thank Mrs. J for sharing her postpartum insomnia story with us.  She reached out to me via my blog a little over 2 months ago and we’ve corresponded via email since then.  Her twins are now just over 3 months old, and she is relieved an...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Jun 27, 2016

Real Talk: All About Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby is an exciting and emotional time. The joy of bringing a new life into the world, combined with an onslaught of hormones, can leave new moms smiling in amazement one moment, and crying the next. And although it’s normal for...
by The Fashionable Housewife on Jun 18, 2016

Lebih Dekat Dengan PPD “Volgren”, Karoseri Bus Asal Australia Yang Populer Di Ibukota

Readers, bicara tentang bus kota, pasti sudah pernah menaiki atau pastinya sering melihat bus ini, yap bus yang terlihat “tough” di bagian face, dengan jendela depan tipe belah.. dan bumper depan yang terlihat tinggi dibanding bagian samp...
by Imotorium on May 4, 2016

Hats off to Chicago Med

I just watched my 3rd episode of “Chicago Med”….yet another brilliant TV show created by Dick Wolf of “Law & Order” fame. My only regret was not discovering this show sooner! This show has a thoughtfully-written scr...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Apr 20, 2016

Postpartum Bipolar Disorder: The Invisible Postpartum Mood Disorder

In response to my blog post from February 3, 2016 titled “15%-21% of Moms Suffer from a Perinatal Mood Disorder” in which I mention yet another mother who suffered from a postpartum condition that resulted in tragedy, fellow maternal men...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Apr 2, 2016

Sounds of Silence 8th Annual Run/Walk – May 14, 2016

Join the Sounds of Silence, Friends of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s 8th annual run/walk to help raise funds in the effort to increase awareness of perinatal mood disorders, such as postpartum depression (PPD), postpartum OCD, and p...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Apr 2, 2016

When Baby Arrives and You Disappear.

I know it has been a while since I last updated TACN. Baby (Girl!) Nerd is now 6 months old(!), and we've been busy. I wasn't sure I wanted to get back to blogging, and posts might still be few and far between. I anticipated baby blues, and because I...
by The Absurd Curvy Nerd on Mar 8, 2016

Sejarah Karoseri Ternama Di Indonesia, Karoseri German Motor Manufacturing (GMM – Mercedes Benz )

Mercedes – Benz, iya.. merk legendaris yang produk kendaraannya mencengkramkan kaki pertama kali di Indonesia sejak tahun 1894 yang dimiliki oleh Susuhunan Surakarta, semasa kependudukan kolonial belanda.. kini bisa dibilang menjadi “Raja...
by Imotorium on Feb 10, 2016

Sejarah Karoseri Ternama Di Indonesia, Karoseri German Motor Manufacturing (GMM / Mercedes-Benz )

Mercedes – Benz, iya.. merk legendaris yang produk kendaraannya mencengkramkan kaki pertama kali di Indonesia sejak tahun 1894 yang dimiliki oleh Susuhunan Surakarta, semasa kependudukan kolonial belanda.. kini bisa dibilang menjadi “Raja...
by Imotorium on Feb 10, 2016

15%-21% of Moms Suffer from a Perinatal Mood Disorder

For the longest time they were saying between 1 out of 8 women suffer from a perinatal (before, during or after childbirth) mood disorder.  Then, they said between 1 out of 7.  And more recently, literature indicates it’s now approximately 1...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Feb 3, 2016

History in the Making for Maternal Mental Health Advocates

I’ve been super busy at work these days, sometimes having to work at night, which is why I haven’t blogged much lately. But I couldn’t let today go by without mentioning the announcement today about a major step in the right directi...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Jan 27, 2016

My Wish for You This Holiday Season

With Christmas in 2 days and 2016 in 9 days, I wanted to wish you a lovely Christmas and a joyous New Year. May 2016 hold promises of more peace, more empathy, more generosity, more love, more open-mindedness…..less fighting and violence, less...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Dec 23, 2015

Know Science No Stigma: Antidepressants During Pregnancy and Risk of Autism

Coming out of a blogging break to step onto my soapbox for one of my favorite reasons….to point out inaccurate information being published, in this case by JAMA Pediatrics in its report titled “Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the...
by Ivy's PPD Blog on Dec 19, 2015


Trending Topics

Close