Tag Archives: During

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »

6 Things That Will Definitely Happen During Hannah B.’s Season of ‘The Bachelorette’

Hannah B.’s season of The Bachelorette is officially underway, and I am genuinely PUMPED. Alabama Hannah is one of my favorite Bachelorettes yet. Her awkwardness is hilarious, yet relatable. She literally says the phrase “Holy ham!” Who says that?! I just love her, and I’m sure that we’re in for a very entertaining season. I… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »