September 2011

Risky Business
Dealing With Your Teen’s Behavior

Cartoon of a mom and dad texting their teenage daughter.

Adolescence can be a bewildering time—for both teens and parents. Learning about teen development can help parents nurture children’s strengths and shepherd them over the rough spots. Read more about teen health and risk.

When a Bundle of Joy Brings Sorrow
Recognizing Postpartum Depression

Cartoon of an unhappy mom and her infant.

It’s normal to have anxieties while adjusting to parenthood. But after giving birth, some women develop a more extreme condition—a depression that persists for at least 2 weeks. This disorder, called postpartum depression, requires medical attention. Read more about postpartum depression.


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