Psychology

Having another baby after a difficult pregnancy

Having another baby after a difficult pregnancy

Pregnancy is supposed to be a moment of pure happiness but when the reality is quite different, you may feel unsettled, disappointed and even apprehensive about trying for a second child.

June 11, 2018
Love is at the heart of maternity

Love is at the heart of maternity

Love is at the heart of our experience as mothers and it is present at many levels. These loves are lived differently for each one of us and they influence our experience.

May 7, 2018
Pregnancy hearsay

Pregnancy hearsay

When you become pregnant for the first time, you can hear things that will make you worry. Here are 10 misleading common thoughts.

March 19, 2018
Pregnancy and guilt

Pregnancy and guilt

It’s my fault… A lot of women feel guilty to begin with but the responsibilities that come with pregnancy usually make matters worse.

September 8, 2014
Pregnancy and medication: a safe combination?

Pregnancy and medication: a safe combination?

Contrary to previously held beliefs, pregnancy does not protect women against mood and anxiety disorders. Yet treating these disorders in pregnant women poses a particular challenge to doctors.

November 21, 2012
Stress and pregnancy

Stress and pregnancy

A lot of positive and negative changes occur in the life of a woman who finds out that she will soon give birth, many of which are physiological.

March 23, 2012
Depression 101

Depression 101

An estimated one in five women (20%) and one in ten men (10%) will suffer from depression in their lifetime. Let's see what's going on.

March 3, 2011
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