Release Date: 05/03/2016
In recognition of World Maternal Mental Health Day, we are hosting a live Facebook chat on Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m. Tune in at https://www.facebook.com/womenandinfants/ to hear from three busy moms about how they take care of themselves physically and emotionally. "Like" Women & Infants Hospital on Facebook and you will be notified when the chat is live.
More than 600,000 women suffer from maternal mental health disorders like anxiety and depression every year. If you suspect you or a loved one may be suffering, visit http://www.womenandinfants.org/services/behavioral-health/index.cfm or http://www.butler.org/partial/Womens-Dialectical-Behavior-Therapy.cfm
for targeted, postpartum, behavioral health resources and information from Care New England.
About Women & Infants Hospital
Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. It is home to the nation’s first mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, as well as the nation’s only fellowship program in obstetric medicine.
Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiography; a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and a Neonatal Resource Services Center of Excellence. It is one of the largest and most prestigious research facilities in high risk and normal obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics in the nation, and is a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Gynecologic Oncology Group and the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.