Post Pregnancy

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Postpartum Depression (PPD): Signs, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

Women can experience “baby blues” after childbirth; however, it can lead to postpartum depression. Learn the signs and symptoms, as well as risk factors.

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Miscarriage and Stillbirth Raise Mother’s Risk of Heart Attack

New research shows that women who have had a miscarriage or stillbirth have a much higher risk of a heart attack later in life than women who have not. Study Shows Increased Risk of Heart Attack With Miscarriage and Stillbirth After compiling results, Kharazmi’s research team found that 25% of the entire group had experienced a¬†miscarriage, which is consistent with the statistics of miscarriage in the general population of 15-25%.

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The Vital Role of Father

Fathers are often left out of the equation in the new family. It is important for fathers to understand their unique role in the family and how to bond with their baby. As your child grows, it is crucial for fathers to find age-appropriate ways to interact and continue to build connections with their baby.