Tag Archives: Pregnant

Suicidal Ideation in Pregnant Women Not Always Associated with Depression

It seems that there is considerable variation in the estimated prevalence of suicidal ideation in pregnant and postpartum women across studies. One element that may contribute to this variation is how we assess for this symptom. Many studies use self-report questionnaires, such as the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) which asks how often “the thought… Read More »

Posture Tips for Pregnant Women

The principles of posture for a pregnant woman are the same as for anyone else: the natural curves need to be maintained. Maintaining a good posture throughout entire pregnancy involves challenges that come in the form of physiological, biomechanical, and psychological changes. The first challenge is- – slouching when tired or nauseated. For some women,… Read More »