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Home Visits by Parent Educators are Empowering to Families 

It is said that parenting is the toughest and most rewarding job that a person can ever have. Some parents receive guidance regarding parenting from family members and friends. Regardless of the amount of parenting guidance that a parent receives, a home visitor who is a parent educator can be an excellent resource to any parent... 

Mental Health

Antidepressant Medications in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: How to Weigh the Risks and
Benefits

Lindsay Lebin, MD For many, antidepressant medication can be an essential part of maintaining mental health andemotional well-being. However, the moment you become pregnant, more complex feelings andquestions about antidepressants may come up. You may wonder: Is this medication safe for my pregnancy? Could this medication cause harm to the baby? Is it safe to […]

Mental Health

Teen Parenting and Mental Health

Topics of substance use and mental health can be difficult to navigate for any new parent, and being a teen parent can have additional challenges. You are learning to navigate life as a young person at the same time as you’re learning to become a parent, which can be stressful! The stigma surrounding mental health and substance use issues can make it difficult to access support that can make a big difference for both you and your children…