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“(Washington, DC, October 23, 2020) – Many plans by local, state, and federal authorities in the United States to respond to heat extremes and climate change miss the threat that extreme heat poses to pregnancy, particularly for low-income and Black and brown people, Human Rights Watch and partners said today. Authorities should promote racial and…
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Did you know that 10-24% of women suffer from maternal depression? Did you know that postpartum anxiety is just as prevalent? Did you know that Postpartum Depression (PPD) disproportionately affects the disadvantaged? Did you know that all of this is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Please consider helping Postpartum Support International, Georgia (PSI-GA) in…
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This systematic review references self-care as conceptualized in the BIMF and other studies.  It corroborates the findings of Barkin & Wisner in Barkin, J. L., & Wisner, K. L. (2013). The role of maternal self-care in new motherhood. Midwifery, 29(9), 1050-1055. See article:  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266613820301716  
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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte are conducting a study to better understand body experiences, health behaviors, and well-being during pregnancy. Participants must be 18-44 years old, be >12 weeks’ pregnant, and must live in the United States or Canada. All participation occurs online – participants are asked to complete a series…
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