Huge news for treatments available for Moms experiencing perinatal illnesses such as Postpartum Depression took place on Friday, 8/4! Zuranolone, a medication developed specifically for the treatment of Postpartum Depression received the final approval from the FDA! The new medication is a pill that is taken daily for 14 days; relief of symptoms and positive results were seen as quickly as 3 days within the clinical trials of the medication.

“The development and approval of this medication is a tremendous benefit to Moms struggling with Postpartum Depression- in Florida this is approximately 1 in 3 women who this will greatly benefit. It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally here and our team is thrilled to discuss this as an option of care for those we serve to get better, faster,” said Lauren DePaola, LCSW, Owner/CEO Better Beginnings.