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September 2019

Returning to Work after Becoming a Parent: A Vulnerable Time

Returning to Work after Becoming a Parent: A Vulnerable Time

One of the biggest challenges in an individual’s life is becoming a parent. As a new parent, you have more to do, less sleep, less time for healthy coping, all while trying to psychologically and emotionally adjust to your new identity as a parent. It is also a time of increased risk for the development of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. Check out the Behavioral Health Partners’ September blog post to learn more about the signs of postpartum depression.