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.

Kid Up And Go: Finding your Mom Tribe

Over the past few weeks, you’ve learned about perinatal mood and anxiety factorshow to find support, and how to support a friend or partner. This week I wanted to speak to the importance of social support, and specifically, how essential it is to connect with other moms and parents with kids of the same age. There is incredible value in this. Indeed, countless studies have shown that lack of social support during pregnancy and the postpartum period puts women at higher risk for developing a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder (PMAD).

 

Emma Basch