Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Pregnancy Depression

Being pregnant is one of life's great joys, but 10-20% of women experience depression. ... read more »

Your Depression During Pregnancy Could Actually Be Fatigue

Getting a good night’s sleep while you’re pregnant is easier said than done. Your newly enlarged shape makes it difficult to get comfortable, and your mind is usually racing with questions and worries about your impending labor. ... read more »

What Is a Denied Pregnancy?

Denied pregnancy is a psychosomatic disease, meaning that while it is caused by mental factors, it takes on a physical manifestation. ... read more »

What are Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Autism is a simple name for a complex array of disorders. Disorders associated with autism are generally focused on socialization and communication. ... read more »

Meditation: A Magic Wand Against Stress

Being a parent can be stressful. There are constant demands on your time, finances, energy and attention. From sleepless nights with your crying baby to arguments with a stroppy teen, it just keeps on coming. Stress is bad for you as a parent and it’s bad for your child. ... read more »

Anxiety Disorders and Pregnancy

The term anxiety disorder represents a family of mental disorders associated with fear and anxiety. When these feelings linger or are experienced with intensity, quality of life suffers. ... read more »

Bipolar Disorder: TTC, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Period

If you suffer from bipolar disorder, is important to understand how trying to conceive (TTC), pregnancy and the postpartum period will affect your mental health.  ... read more »

Top 5 Ways to Combat Stress During Pregnancy

Research authors and experts are consistently writing informed articles and publishing medical journal entries on the overall effects of stress on the body. Stress offers no positive effects on overall health for any person, let alone a pregnant woman. ... read more »

Mental Health Disorders During Pregnancy

Mental health is important not only during pregnancy but at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. ... read more »