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On Tuesday, March 19, the FDA announced approval of (brand name) Zulresso, a first of it’s kind medication for Postpartum Depression. Zulresso (generic name is brexanolone) was developed through clinical trials by pharmaceutical company, Sage Therapeutics. You can find more about the development and history of Zulresso HERE. The medication is potentially a game-changer for...
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Fellow providers, please do not stand in the way of your patient receiving mental health services.  There are plenty of obstacles already in the way of individuals finding and engaging with mental health services; other medical providers should not be one of them.  Mental health stigma, lack of awareness or education, fear, cultural biases, finances,...
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Discussing topics frequently asked by parents who WERE NOT expecting this! Remember that book your sweet Aunt gave you when you announced you were pregnant? Something about “…expecting”? You know, the pregnancy guide from which you learn almost NOTHING you actually needed to know?! Follow with us as we talk about the many frequently asked...
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On Tuesday, February 12th, the United States Preventative Services Task Force issued a recommendation statement  on Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression; find it HERE. (Learn more about what the USPSTF is and does HERE.) This recent recommendation builds upon a 2016 Recommendation Statement from the USPSTF specifically addressing depression screening and adequate support systems for pregnant and...
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It is all too common for one or the other partner to feel the following after baby has arrived: “Why is my wife/husband/partner so annoying now?,” “Why do I hate my partner most days now?” “What about me?!” The amount of time devoted to keeping a little human alive is exhausting, exhilarating, joyful, full of...
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Pregnancy care center Alachua Fl
Better Beginnings is a first of its’ kind stand-alone health facility in Florida offering a range of care for pregnant and postpartum women including the Southeasts’ first Mother/Baby partial hospitalization day program for women experiencing more severe levels of anxiety, depression and other emotional distress symptoms.  The program offers rapid access to specialized care in...
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