Dads and Postpartum Depression

Dads and Postpartum Depression

While it’s widely known that some mothers suffer from postpartum depression, current research is now suggesting that new fathers may become depressed after childbirth, too. A study published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association...
Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

I. What is substance abuse? First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. – F. Scott Fitzgerald In a recent study by the University of Michigan, 8th, 10th, and 12th graders across the country are continuing to show a gradual...
Be safe: Have an alcohol-free pregnancy

Be safe: Have an alcohol-free pregnancy

What is FASD? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term that describes the full range of harm that is caused by alcohol use in pregnancy. If a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, her baby may have: brain damage vision and hearing difficulties bones, limbs and...
Tattoos During Pregnancy

Tattoos During Pregnancy

Once thought of as something only for bikers, rebellious teenagers or servicemen, tattoos have become quite fashionable and more accepted in all ages and sexes. Men, women, moms, dads, teens and grandmas can all be found sporting butterflies, barbed wire bracelets,...

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