Understanding Your Mom Stress: Social Media Use

Time on social media adds to our mom stress & increases our time away from our kids. Children require so much care & nurturing right now. Plus you may have additional demands of extra people living in your household. As a result, most of us mothers are feeling stressed & short on time. Whether it’s…

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Social Media Use and Postpartum Depression

Social Media Use (SMU) has been associated with increased depression in young adults. Several recent studies have correlated SMU linearly with two times greater odds of depression. Compared with those in the lowest quartile, individuals in the highest quartile of SMU site visits per week and those with a higher media frequency scores had significantly…

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a medical condition that causes severe, long-lasting negative emotions or thoughts in the months after the birth of your baby. The feelings associated with PPD can be so strong that you find yourself unable to do normal daily tasks like caring for yourself & your baby. PPD symptoms usually appear between…

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A Prescription for Pain: Burnout Plus Fear

Coverage of the current COVID 19 pandemic has highlighted our dependence on frontline healthcare personnel in emergency departments and intensive care units (ICUs). These clinicians are typically high achievers who are passionate about their work. They usually take pleasure in possessing the energy and enthusiasm that their jobs require and having the knowledge to make…

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