This is one of the articles I wrote for HormonesMatter.com
This Holiday Season, DON'T ASSUME that every pregnant woman you see is happy. A woman can be very depressed, with only a painted smile on her face. So smile at her. Ask her if she needs help. Tell her that she glows. Lift her up. If she is new to your neighborhood, why don't we do it the 'old-fashioned' way, and throw her a brunch, or even a BABY SHOWER (?) if NO ONE else is doing it? Let's get real!
Before She was Born: Seeds of Postpartum Depression
My book on Women's Health: Archives of the Vagina: A Journey through Time