January 24, 2014
    Living Life with Postpartum Depression

    There is a large misconception that being diagnosed with PPD and beginning treatment - whether that be with prescription medication, exercise, therapy, or, whatever your personal plan may be - means t…

    January 23, 2014
    Postpartum Depression is a Family Affair

    We've all heard the saying, "When mama's happy, everyone's happy." Or, "Happy wife, happy life." Well, I'm here to tell you that not only are they absolutely true, but they can also go both ways. The …

    January 22, 2014
    Time for Action: Treatment, Medications, and Therapy

    Being diagnosed with postpartum depression is only the first step of many. Realizing that the way you feel isn't because you're a horrible mother or that you did something wrong can lift a huge weight…

    July 16, 2013
    Skin to Skin Benefits for Postpartum Depression

    It’s not uncommon to experience the “baby blues” after giving birth. The sudden shift in hormones, the lack of sleep and the transition into parenthood can all contribute to feelings of anxiety …

    April 19, 2013
    How to Combat Loneliness as a New Mom

    After the excitement of birth and bringing home the new baby, it’s not unusual for moms to suddenly feel extreme loneliness in their new roles as parent. After all, taking care of a baby is tiring a…

    Depression: 3 Simple Questions
    September 4, 2008
    Depression: 3 Simple Questions

    Most women with real postpartum depression are never diagnosed. Even though postpartum depression is very common, and even though identifying it can help both the baby and the mother, most cases sli…

    Exercising for Two
    July 21, 2008
    Exercising for Two

    Exercise is a green approach to health care. Yes, a green pregnancy means making the most of what you take into your body, through what you eat, drink, and breathe, and also absorb through your skin, …

    Blue is a Color in the Rainbow
    September 3, 2006
    Blue is a Color in the Rainbow

    You may feel a rainbow of emotions during the days following your baby's birth, sometimes in bewildering succession, sometimes several conflicting emotions at the same time. (more…)…

    Climb a Mountain, Drink Tea, or Be a Friend
    October 10, 2003
    Climb a Mountain, Drink Tea, or Be a Friend

    In a Herculean effort to draw attention to breast cancer, a group of women climbers, including several breast cancer survivors, reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro this summer.  Through their climb…

    Treating Continuous Crying
    January 20, 2003
    Treating Continuous Crying

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Usually, the peak age for crying is about 6 weeks old, so there is light at the end of the tunnel. After all of the emotions of pregnancy and anticipating a baby, this crying peri…

    Postpartum Depression
    June 12, 1999
    Postpartum Depression

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Postpartum major depression occurs in as many as one of 10 childbearing women. This depression often goes undiagnosed. Postpartum depression can result in difficulties with breast…

    October 13, 1997
    Postpartum Blues

    Dr. Greene's Answer: As magical as the journey of parenthood is, it often begins with a period of feeling blue. These are the postpartum blues. Women's bodies are the scene of a powerful changing tide…