About Postpartum Progress

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Welcome!

This blog is a program of the national nonprofit Postpartum Progress®. We raise awareness, fight stigma and provide peer support and programming to women with maternal mental illness. To learn more about our nonprofit’s mission and all the ways we help moms, click here and here.

We are fiercely proud that this is the world’s most widely-read blog dedicated to maternal mental illness, with more than 300,000 monthly pageviews. It offers in-depth information, support and hope for all pregnant and new moms who have postpartum depression and all other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth, including postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, depression or anxiety during pregnancy, post-adoption depression, postpartum PTSD, bipolar, peripartum onset/postpartum bipolar, depression after miscarriage or perinatal loss and postpartum psychosis. Our award-winning site is consistently ranked among the top blogs in both the categories of depression and pregnancy/childbirth and we have been recognized by such organizations as WebMD and Mental Health America for our advocacy work. We are also happy to have been featured by many news organizations and parenting outlets, including CNN, Today.com, the Huffington Postand more.

PostpartumProgress.com has been recommended by the New York Times, Health.com, Parenting.com, Psych Central, Scholastic Parent & Child, Fit Pregnancy and many of the top clinicians specializing in postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health and the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders.

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PostpartumProgress.com Team

Our blog editor is Jenna Hatfield. To reach her, email editor@postpartumprogress.org

Jenna and all of the contributors to PostpartumProgress.com provide peer-to-peer support and information for educational and advocacy purposes only.  The information found here does not constitute medical advice. Readers should ALWAYS consult their healthcare providers for individual advice regarding their own situation. If you need help or have a question for us, please visit our Contact page to send us an email.

Our Founder

Katherine Stone (@postpartumprog) created PostpartumProgress.com in 2004 after her own experience with postpartum anxiety/OCD after the birth of her first child. She is also the founder and CEO of Postpartum Progress Inc.

In 2014 Katherine won the Iris Award in the category of Industry Influence – Philanthropic Work at the Mom 2.0 Summit. In 2013 she won the Health Activist Hero Award at the annual WEGO Health Awards, and was placed in Babble.com’s Mom Blogger Hall of Fame. In 2012, she was named one of the fiercest women in America as part of More magazine’s annual Fierce List. She also has been selected as a WebMD Health Hero, and received the 2010 Bloganthropy Award, given for using social media to make a difference, as well as a 2011 Media Award from Mental Health America, given for outstanding coverage and portrayals of mental health issues during the previous year. Katherine has been featured by CNN, the Huffington Post, Yahoo, AOL, PBS, The Today Show, HLN, ABC News, iVillage, Health.com, the Washington Post and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution among others. Prior to joining the world of bloggers and tweeters, she spent seven years in marketing at The Coca-Cola Company.  She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children.

To book Katherine for a speaking engagement, please contact her representatives at the American Program Bureau.

 

Postpartum Progress®, Climb Out of the Darkness®, Warrior Mom® and the Warrior Mom® are registered trademarks of Postpartum Progress Inc. All Rights Reserved 2004-2016.

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