Featured in Science and Sensiblity: Childhood sexual abuse as a risk factor for postpartum depressio

Featured in Science and Sensiblity: Childhood sexual abuse as a risk factor for postpartum depression (Part One)

Originally posted June 9, 2014.

I was a guest writer over at Science and Sensibility this week! Take a look below and then mosey on over to Science and Sensibility to read the rest!


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Childhood sexual abuse can play a key role as a risk factor for postpartum depression. Kathy Morelli takes a look at the impact of this horrible childhood event on a woman during her childbearing year. Today, in Part 1 – we learn how the brain actually undergoes changes as a result of the trauma experienced. On Thursday, Kathy Morelli will discuss how the woman who has experienced childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and what affect that has on her during the childbearing year,(pregnancy, birth and postpartum) along with information and tips for what childbirth educators can do. Join us on Thursday for Childhood Sexual Abuse as a Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression – Part 2. – Sharon Muza, Community Manager, Science & Sensibility.


Read the rest here!