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Sleep, sweet sleep . . .

Sleep! How new parents long for it . . . that blessed restoration of a complete, uninterrupted, sound night’s sleep.  It is THE most consistent challenge of caring for a baby: most babies require feedings at frequent intervals throughout the night as well as the day. I assure Moms and Dads that their exhaustion, irritability,  Continue Reading »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Giving Birth?

Yes, one can have the symptoms of anxiety, problems sleeping, flashbacks, avoiding reminders of the event, and other symptoms of PTSD after giving birth. Last week I was invited by Amy Schroder, Hartford Hospital’s Parenting Education Coordinator, to attend the Professor Cheryl Beck’s presentation on her research in this area. Doctor Beck has researched Post  Continue Reading »