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How Online Therapy Can Help New Moms

Black mother sits by desk looking lovingly at baby. She is happy after doing online therapy for women with Move Forward Lancaster doing counseling for women in Erie, PA and Scranton, York, Pittsburg, and beyond. Counseling for postpartum depression lancaster, pa can help mothers like you work through postpartum. Contact us today!

Published on: August 18, 2020

Becoming a mom is exciting and beautiful but it is also full of changes, stress, and sleepless nights. Add to those stressors the isolation and fear that comes from living during a global pandemic, COVID-19, new moms are likely suffering now more than ever. There is a solution–online therapy can help new moms.  With as many as one in five new moms struggling with Postpartum Depression and/or Anxiety, it is crucial that all parents have access to the help they need. Online therapy can be a helpful tool to connect moms to licensed mental health professionals. 1.) Online Therapy is… Continue Reading This Article

Pregnancy & Covid-19: Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Pregant couple holding baby shoes. They are concerned about their pregnancy during the pandemic. Luckily Move Forward Lancaster takes mental health and pregnancy very seriously and are ready to help. Find an online therapist in Pennsylvania that can work through your stress with you. If you're interested we also offer counseling for postpartum depression lancaster, pa

Published on: June 16, 2020

Pregnancy can stir up a lot of emotions, to begin with, and now amid the Covid-19 pandemic, there are even more concerns. Will my baby or myself get sick? Will we be ok? Is it safe to be in a hospital? Will my partner be able to be in the delivery room? What will it be like quarantined with a newborn?    Mental health is so important, especially when pregnant and beyond. And, changes in hormones don’t make it any easier to cope. What can you do to take care of yourself and your baby during these trying times?  Be… Continue Reading This Article

Postpartum Depression: One Woman’s Story

Published on: May 9, 2017

Many times we expect a smooth transition after having a baby. After all, we do expect it to be the happiest time of our lives, right? Well, what happens when it doesn’t turn out to be the happiest time of our life? Let’s take a look at Grace’s story (fictionalized client). Grace is a new mom who had her first baby four months ago. She called Move Forward Counseling when she found herself crying uncontrollably, unable to get to work, and excessive and frequent thoughts of something happening to her baby or her spouse. “I don’t feel like myself” During… Continue Reading This Article

Do I Have The “Baby Blues” or Something More?

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Published on: November 7, 2016

Having a baby is the happiest time in our lives, right? This is not always true for everyone. It is true however, that this is one of the biggest transitions in our lives. Any transition, whether it be good or bad, may cause distress because we are experiencing something new for the first time. The minute a baby is born everything changes, this new person needs care and attention 24/7! That in itself can be overwhelming! What Is the “Baby Blues?” The above reasons are why having the “baby blues” is so common. Usually with the baby blues, the symptoms last… Continue Reading This Article

 Maternal Mental Health and Access to Care in Lancaster County

Published on: May 11, 2016

One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is networking with other business owners. Recently, I met with two doulas (in case you don’t know what that is, check out their websites: Keystone State Doulas and Lancaster Doulas). These women are on the front lines, so to speak, in helping women through all parts of pregnancy, labor, delivery and the postpartum period. They are amazing at what they do and it is obvious they care so much about the women they work with. As soon as I told them I am a mental health counselor, they told me there are… Continue Reading This Article