Beating the ‘baby blues’ during COVID-19

If you’re feeling down after the whirlwind of emotions that come with pregnancy and child birth, you’re not alone. Did you know? Approximately 8 in 10 new mothers feel down after giving birth. What are the ‘baby blues’? It’s no secret that adjusting to being a mom is difficult. New moms will often feel tearful, … Continued

Mental health during pregnancy

Whether you’re a first-time parent or an experienced one, pregnancy can bring on a lot of different feelings. At first, most parents are thrilled to be having a baby but, throughout the pregnancy, moms can start to have an array of emotions. Sometimes it’s a feeling of worry, but sometimes, expecting moms can experience new … Continued

Mother, Baby and Me: Dr. Elizabeth LaRusso

Meet Dr. Elizabeth LaRusso, a perinatal and reproductive health psychiatrist. As a perinatal and reproductive health psychiatrist, what are some of the conditions you treat? The term “perinatal and reproductive psychiatrist” really means that I specialize in treating women for conditions that are related to the reproductive cycle. Currently, I focus mostly on pregnant and … Continued