What is Self-Care?

Self-care is saying NO. When people ask. Say no. Unless your heart sings YES, say no. Don’t give excuses. Remove the word “because” from after your NO. When people are curious, just say no. One of the best tips I was ever given…

What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD)?

What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD)? Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) are a set of disorders that can occur anytime during pregnancy and the first year postpartum. PMAD includes Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Obsessive…

Online Resources

www.postpartum.net www.postpartumstress.com www.ppdsupportpage.com www.postpartumdads.org www.postpartumprogress.com www.wellpostpartum.com www.reconceivingloss.com/health-post-1/ www.stillbirthday.com/2011/11/19/starthere/ …

Books

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What Factors Increase My Chance of Developing PMAD?

Personal or family history of depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety or panic disorder, bipolar disorder or any other emotional illness including pregnancy can increase chances of PMAD. History of severe Premenstrual Syndrome …

What Can I Do to Decrease My Risk of Developing PMAD?

Educate yourself and your loved ones about PMAD. Share the information you read with your loved ones. It is very important they are aware of the signs and symptoms of PMAD. Eat a balanced diet. Take your prenatal vitamins and make sure…
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Young Living Essential Oils

What is all the fuss about essential oils???

How to have a virtual therapy session

If you are ready to get started, here's a handy list of things to get you going. You will need a computer/tablet or smartphone, internet connection, webcam and microphone (lots of people use a headset or the earbuds that come with their phone…

Dr. Blythe TwoSisters, PsyD

Virtual House Call Therapist & Licensed Psychological Associate* Trained in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, passionate Mental Health At Every Size Advocate. I'm a therapist who provides Trans Affirming Care for Transitioning Families.