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May 28, 2019. NatashaMomMD had the opportunity to chat with Jessica Larche on WTKR-3 about Postpartum Depression & Anxiety.  Nearly 20 percent of mothers experience anxiety or depression during and after childbirth, and pediatricians in Hampton Roads are working to break the stigma associated with seeking help. https://wtkr.com/2019/05/28/maternal-mental-health-signs-of-depression-and-anxiety/?fbclid=IwAR0Cvch3F26-rWjkzemhobDe4fVH3T_tenvpD8AeLoK1bebemrqCnCnWaJU

May 14, 2019. Join NatashaMomMD as she is interviewed on 13NewsNow to talk about raising awareness for maternal mental health and advocating for screening in pediatric settings. 
https://www.13newsnow.com/video/news/local/newsmakers/newsmaker-raising-awareness-about-maternal-mental-health/291-77fdf0c4-1412-47ec-b9f5-9ccfe018f32c?fbclid=IwAR12pRR6nHaC2wNup4J2TBeJRj42P5iRr4yx0bsCFfBXCP0mHVRjhQ42Suk

March 5, 2018. With the new guidelines presented by The American Academy of Pediatrics for child depression screenings, it’s important to be aware of what this means for your children. NatashaMomMD and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mitzi Glass, talk about the report and how the screenings can make a difference. https://wtkr.com/2018/03/05/new-guidelines-for-addressing-depression-in-children-on-coast-live/

November 10, 2013. NatashaMomMD and Psychiatrist, Dr. Tina Truman, are working on putting postpartum assistants into hospitals and doctor’s offices, the way they have diabetes consultants for mothers who have gestational diabetes. Dr. Sriraman says postpartum depression is more prevalent in women than gestational diabetes or hypertension associated with pregnancy. https://www.13newsnow.com/article/news/two-doctors-on-crusade-to-help-women-with-postpartum-depression/326516806

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July 2, 2019. We always hear about disgruntled patients when it comes to healthcare.  Well, healthcare providers are human too and have gripes about patients.  The Paper Gown talked to five healthcare providers who explain their top pet peeves. https://thepapergown.zocdoc.com/1-question-5-answers-what-are-doctors-biggest-patient-pet-peeves/

June 26, 2019. Times, they are a changin’! I was interviewed by Romper.com and discussed the 6 things that parents of the 80’s and 90’s did that we’d never do today. https://www.romper.com/p/6-things-parents-did-in-the-80s-90s-that-youd-never-do-now-18147475

May 13, 2019. The idea that having a baby is the most joyful time of a woman’s life is hardwired into the culture of American society. And while it’s true for many women, as many as 1 in 5 mothers experience anxiety or depression in the time before and after giving birth. In fact, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) are the most common complications to arise after childbirth. http://www.chkd.org/Blog/Breaking-the-Silence-on-Maternal-Mental-Health/

May 12, 2018. Anthem plans to nearly halve what it spends on electric breast pumps, a move advocates fear will lead to inferior equipment and deter new mothers from breastfeeding. https://pilotonline.com/news/local/health/article_92c03b8e-3a0c-5be0-8bf7-d827397a77f4.html

May 12, 2015. While having a baby is a joyous time in the life of most women, as many as 1 in 5 will experience anxiety or depression, which turn joy into sadness, worry and confusion.  https://pilotonline.com/opinion/letters/article_fbe6e9f2-2aaa-5099-9d17-a5d718ee8b0e.html

May 1, 2015. A new dad can: encourage his partner to talk about her feelings; help with the baby; assure his partner that it’s not her fault and that she will get better, and help her to find supportive resources.  https://www.thehealthjournals.com/the-role-of-dads-in-postpartum/

Just because breastfeeding is natural doesn’t mean it’ll be second nature. Sometimes it takes time, practice and a whole lot of trial and error to get into a breastfeeding groove. https://www.thebump.com/a/breastfeeding-positions-tips