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Doctor says: When it comes to breastfeeding, your health and happiness matter as much as your baby’s

The Washington Post, by Vivien K. Burt, Sonya Rasminsky and Robin Berman March 3

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Whoever said, “Don’t cry over spilled milk” couldn’t possibly have been talking about breast milk. As reproductive psychiatrists who specialize in treating women who suffer from depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum, we see far too many tearful new mothers for whom breastfeeding is a source of self-recrimination. […]

Evidence-Based Pregnancy Registries: Good for Babies and Their Mothers

Am J Psychiatry 173:3, March 2016

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It has been 25 years since the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research onWomen’s Health was founded to redress the dearth of health outcomes research in women. Since that time, to answer the need for science-based information on women’s health needs, the office has focused on ensuring the unbiased inclusion of NIH-sponsored clinical trials into women’s health research. […]


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