Writing

I am a contributing writer for the DC Area Mom’s Blog and developed and wrote a blog for psychcentral called Maternity Matters.  You can also find my writing on various other blogs and websites including Mindful Return and Scary Mommy. Please see below for links to my posts and articles.

A Child Grows: Pregnancy And Emotional Health

Congratulations – you’re pregnant! You’ve scheduled your OB or midwife appointment, you’re taking your prenatal vitamins, and eating healthfully. But are you taking care of your emotional health? While the media has popularized (poked fun at) the image of the hormonal pregnant woman, weeping uncontrollably at commercials while eating a pint of ice cream, the truth is no laughing matter. The reality is that pregnancy is a time of incredible psychological vulnerability. In fact...

Emma Basch