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Antidepressants and Autism?

Antidepressants and Autism?

A new study -- entitled "Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children" -- concludes that use of antidepressants, specifically selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, during the second and/or third trimester increases the...

ACOG Encourages Screening!

ACOG Encourages Screening!

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a report (4/23/2015) recommending screening new and expectant mothers for anxiety and depression.  Read the Committee Opinion HERE. This is BIG NEWS.  Finally, clinicians are being encouraged to...

My Baby States

My Baby States

Read to Me and I'll Teach You About....My Baby States is a must-have for any new parent.  Authored by PSVa volunteer Jennifer Brown Guiney, My Baby States is an easy-to-read guide to the six stages of wakefulness.  This book is hot off the presses and available NOW....

DMV Resources

DMV Resources

Here are two great resources in the DC-MD-VA metro area: DMV PAIL (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network) is a Facebook community offering information and support for pregnancy and infant loss. DMV PMH (Perinatal Mental Health) Resource Guide  is a a comprehensive current...

Postpartum Support Virginia in the News!

Postpartum Support Virginia in the News!

On July 7, National Public Radio's Norfolk affiliate, WHRV, devoted an entire hour of Hearsay with Cathy Lewis to discuss perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.  Guest host Kerri Furey -- a former television anchor in Norfolk -- discussed the intrusive thoughts she...

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