Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

Author:  Caroline Stewart, RN Postpartum depression (PPD) is a significant health problem affecting almost 600,000 U.S. women annually. PPD is the most common complication of childbearing women, and it is estimated that approximately 15% of pregnant women are diagnosed with PPD within their first year of having a child. Though the etiology of postpartum depression […]

What I’ve Learned from Nurses

What I’ve Learned from Nurses

Ed Halphen, Woman’s VP, Human Resources When choosing where to work, everyone has a different set of values and unique reasons for selecting a place. Several things attracted me to Woman’s Hospital – its reputation for care, being an “Employer of Choice,” and its mission – but the most meaningful was my strong affection for […]