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Making the Most of Your PHA Membership

Posted: February 26, 2018 at 12:29 am   /   Blog, PHA Professional Membership

Written by Jen Fisher, Membership Chair & Chloe Clasper-Torch, Warmline Chair Last year we made big changes to the Postpartum Health Alliance website, including the membership renewal and listing processes. Our goal for our members is to help you get the most out of your membership with PHA, whether it is through networking opportunities, study […]

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Helpful Tips When Working With Military Families

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 5:24 am   /   Blog, Military Families, Parenting Tips, PMADs, Risk Factors

  The following useful tips and insights were shared by a few PHA providers that work with military families.  These important themes and resources are important to consider as we continue our goal of providing well informed and appropriate care to those suffering with PMADs, in this case, the military families that make huge sacrifices […]

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Ask Her.

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 5:50 pm   /   Blog

Post by: Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. Have you ever really sat and deeply listened to a mother who was suffering after the birth of a child? Have you ever heard what she had to say about herself, her new baby, her experience in the world? After years of sitting with and supporting mothers to cope and […]

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Infant Loss Awareness Month: PHA is Here to Help

Posted: October 27, 2017 at 8:11 pm   /   Blog, Infant Loss, Miscarriage, Resources, Stillbirth, Support a Loved One

October is Infant Loss Awareness month. We recognize that many moms and families struggle with this heartbreak, and many are suffering in silence. Whether a mother or family has been able to process, share, openly grieve, or has never found the words to talk about it – this is a reminder that our Warmline exists […]

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Dancing Without You

Posted: September 30, 2016 at 6:23 pm   /   Blog, PMADs

As part of my senior capstone project at Brigham Young University, I had the privilege of working with a determined father and now widow to share the devastating story of his wife, Emily Cook Dyches, who passed away from the tragic effects of a perinatal mood disorder in February of 2016. When I started working […]

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GINA CLARK: WHAT PPD STOLE FROM ME

Posted: May 11, 2016 at 4:12 am   /   Blog, I am 1 in 5, Postpartum, Pregnancy

I will always remember how postpartum depression felt. I will always know what it did to me, and what it took away. But I won’t let it win and I want to try to prevent it from striking as many women as possible. That’s why I’m telling you my story. I am a 36-year-old native […]

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