Some good news from our colleagues at the Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance (MMHLA)... The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning to launch significant initiatives addressing the maternal mental health crisis. These new initiatives announced on Wednesday, September 27th, include: Initiative #1: $8 Million in grants for 12 state-based maternal mental health programs. Initiative #2: A new task force to create a national strategy to [...]
Maternal SSRI use during pregnancy may be associated with altered brain development in children; however, this study cannot fully rule out contributions of confounding genetic and enviromental factors.