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Beyond Baby Blues

April 9, 2012

New studies show that as many as one out of seven moms suffer from postpartum depression with symptoms ranging from loss of appetite to difficulty bonding with their babies. WQED explores the risk factors, causes, symptoms and treatment options for postpartum depression and related disorders with local doctors. We’ll also hear from two moms about their almost year-long battle with postpartum symptoms and find out how a group called “Baby Steps” is guiding mothers in supporting each other and finding recovery. For help with Prenatal or Postpartum Depression: Baby Steps Support Group Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month 7pm – 8:30pm St. Clair Hospital Library, 4th Floor 412-942-5882 Women’s Behavioral HealthCARE 412-586-9072 1-800-436-2461


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New studies show that as many as one out of seven moms suffer from postpartum depression with symptoms ranging from loss of appetite to difficulty bonding with their babies. WQED explores the risk factors, causes, symptoms and treatment options for postpartum depression and related disorders with local doctors. We’ll also hear from two moms about their almost year-long battle with postpartum symptoms and find out how a group called “Baby Steps” is guiding mothers in supporting each other and finding recovery. For help with Prenatal or Postpartum Depression: Baby Steps Support Group Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month 7pm – 8:30pm St. Clair Hospital Library, 4th Floor 412-942-5882 Women’s Behavioral HealthCARE 412-586-9072 1-800-436-2461


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