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
Coming Up Next
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
In this episode of Pittsburgh 360, Tonia Caruso reports from the East End Cooperative Ministries in East Liberty which is getting more attention for good work in its brand new building. Also featured: volunteers with Gay For Good who unite and improve Pittsburgh communities; SibShop, a local organization helping young people with special needs siblings; "Cat Cuddlers" whose small acts of kindness make a difference at the Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center.