2011 DEMONSTRATION POSTPARTUM SEMINAR
One of the
least talked about illnesses faced by women. Women in your church are quietly
suffering from it and don’t know anything about know it!
Postpartum is one of the least talked about illnesses
affecting women today. Most women go
undiagnosed. Postpartum can lead to
child abuse , broken relationships and other
major issues. More mothers in the
United States suffer (approx. 1.3 million per year) from this illness than
other illnesses affecting women.
On Thursday, May 19, 2011 the King Association held a
demonstration workshop for women wanting to know more about Postpartum Depression and its affects on women suffering with this illness. Approximately 50 women were in attendance. Surprisingly, approximately 90% of the women
in attendance had secretly suffered postpartum or some for of depressions.
The seminar was co-sponsored by Temple
University Medical School, Medical Educational and Research Department. Panelists
included Mary F. Morrison, M.D., Vice Chair of Research for the Department of
Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Temple
University School of Medicine, M. Ingre Walters, M.D., Psychiatrist and
Pediatrician -Crisis Response Center, Temple University Hospital and Joye
Nottage, Executive Director, Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr., Association
for Nonviolence, Inc.