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Wellness Within: It’s Never Too Late for a Fresh Start

Summer Solstice has passed, marking the start of our summer and bringing light to the first half of the year. It’s hard to believe it’s July already. School’s out, family vacations are underway and I am so excited. Summer is such a fun time with all the extra sun and nicer weather. It’s also a […]

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The Alexis Joy D’Achille Center for Perinatal Mental Health at West Penn Hospital Offers New Hope for New Moms

Becoming a parent is an important decision and one of the most beautiful transformations a person can make. It can also be the most overwhelming time of your life, both physically and emotionally. As your body prepares for your new arrival, nurturing your baby from conception to birth and beyond, you’ll notice more than your […]

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“To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse…”

These are a very important part of the vows I took with my husband, and for the past couple of months we have been exploring the limits of what that means in our relationship. You typically recite these words during the ceremony and they sound loving and sincere, but you often do not realize the […]

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Intentions for The New Year: A New Approach to Resolutions With A Bonus Inside!!

This past year has been quite an interesting year. With all the highs and lows, we are blessed for another year around the calendar. I’ve been enjoying a social media hiatus, giving me a lot of time to reflect and I found a new approach to resolutions. As mothers we often fill our plates until […]

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Bring on 33

Birthdays are a strange thing. When we were younger a birthday often signified more freedom: learning to drive, registering to vote, extended driving curfews. Then birthdays were a fun excuse to have a party or night out with friends (ages 21-25 I’m talking about you…)    Then there’s the big 3-0! It’s the time of […]

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Ten Key Facts About Postpartum Depression

Women’s Behavioral Health Program at Allegheny Health Network Offers Faster Access to Care, Innovative Treatments Postpartum depression is one of the most misunderstood mood disorders. As awareness of this serious but treatable condition increases, mothers will find they have more resources available to help – including fast-track appointments at the new Alexis Joy D’Achille Center […]

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