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PregnancyToday interviews Dr. Levine on How To Find Mommy Friends

Published: November 10, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading


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By Katherine Bontrager

November 9th, 2009


Woman need friends at every stage of their life—including new moms. Katherine did a great job on reporting on this issue and I was glad to be included!


"Having friends to rely upon for trust, support and advice are essential at every stage of a woman’s life," says Dr. Irene S. Levine, author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend (Overlook Press, 2009) and a professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine. "A growing body of research suggests that close friendships enhance a woman’s health and emotional well-being. Having a network of close friends is associated with lower blood pressure, decreased heart rate, lower cholesterol levels and decreased risk of depression."…

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