Postpartum Depression

More than one in 10 new moms experiences postpartum depression. Research the signs of postpartum depression vs. distress or the blues and how it can affect both mothers and fathers.

|

Identifying Depression

Many new mothers feel moody or blue sometimes, but intense emotions and dark thoughts may point to postpartum depression. Learn to recognize the common signs.

Read more

Featured

A Postpartum Depression Story

From fatigue to rage to weeping, postpartum depression brings a wide range of feelings and behavior. Read about one woman's story of intense depression after having a baby.

Read more

Dads and Depression

Fathers may also experience an emotional rollercoaster after their partner gives birth. See the male side of postpartum depression.

Read more

Is This Postpartum Depression?

If you're feeling emotions beyond the "baby blues," you may be suffering from postpartum depression (PPD). Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for PPD.

Read more

Pregnancy Day by Day

Tell us your due date to receive our daily newsletter and find out what is happening in this day of your pregnancy!

Already a member? Log-in here

September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.

stay connected

highlights

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!

14 Back-to-School Fashion Trends for 2014
Send your kids back to school looking sharp! Check out 2014's hottest back-to-school fashion trends, from clothes to shoes and accessories.

Put a Stop to Bedtime Struggles
Steer clear of tears at bedtime with these helpful bedtime tips and this printable bedtime routine checklist for kids.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

© 2000-2014 Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved.