Beyond Baby Blues
April 18, 2012
New studies show that as many as one out of seven moms suffer from postpartum depression with symptoms ranging from loss of appetite to difficulty bonding with their babies. WQED explores the risk factors, causes, symptoms and treatment options for postpartum depression and related disorders with local doctors. We’ll also hear from two moms about their almost year-long battle with postpartum symptoms and find out how a group called “Baby Steps” is guiding mothers in supporting each other and finding recovery. For help with Prenatal or Postpartum Depression: Baby Steps Support Group Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month 7pm – 8:30pm St. Clair Hospital Library, 4th Floor 412-942-5882 Women’s Behavioral HealthCARE 412-586-9072 1-800-436-2461
Coming Up Next
Monday, May 30, 2016
Bundle of Nerves: Our Anxiety Epidemic
Anxiety is among the most common, yet under-reported of all behavioral health issues. 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety and panic disorders – overwhelming worrying resulting in physical symptoms such as pounding heart, chest pain, shortness of breath and nausea. Through personal stories of those affected, this documentary examines the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. It also spotlights innovative initiatives that explore the issue in vulnerable populations, such as efforts to address anxiety disorders among Carnegie Mellon University students.