Postnatal Depression News and Research

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Postpartum depression (Postnatal depression) is a type of depressive illness that some women experience after child birth. This form of depression usually occurs around 4 to 6 weeks after delivery but sometimes does not manifest until months after the baby is born. The condition can occur whether a woman gives birth naturally or by way of a caesarean section.
Study shows significant increase in breastfeeding during COVID

Study shows significant increase in breastfeeding during COVID

One in three new moms screened positive for postpartum depression during early COVID-19

One in three new moms screened positive for postpartum depression during early COVID-19

Study examines relationship between prenatal and postnatal stress, depression, and infant motor development during COVID

Study examines relationship between prenatal and postnatal stress, depression, and infant motor development during COVID

Postpartum women's experience of social restrictions during COVID-19

Postpartum women's experience of social restrictions during COVID-19

Mental health determinants during COVID pandemic pregnancies in the U.K.

Mental health determinants during COVID pandemic pregnancies in the U.K.

Pandemic-related grief associated with lower levels of mother-infant bonding

Pandemic-related grief associated with lower levels of mother-infant bonding

Children of mothers with antenatal and postnatal depression are at greater risk of depression

Children of mothers with antenatal and postnatal depression are at greater risk of depression

Research explores the mental health of new parents and importance of social support

Research explores the mental health of new parents and importance of social support

Researchers examine effect of depression on mother-infant relationship

Researchers examine effect of depression on mother-infant relationship

New mums more likely to have postnatal depression during COVID-19 lockdown

New mums more likely to have postnatal depression during COVID-19 lockdown

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global maternal and perinatal outcomes

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global maternal and perinatal outcomes

Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may increase likelihood of postpartum depression

Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may increase likelihood of postpartum depression

Sensitive caretaking boosts mood, neuroprotection in infants of depressed mothers

Sensitive caretaking boosts mood, neuroprotection in infants of depressed mothers

Screening tool can help detect mental disorders during early pregnancy

Screening tool can help detect mental disorders during early pregnancy

Severe morning sickness raises depression risk

Severe morning sickness raises depression risk

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Black mothers get less treatment for postpartum depression than other moms

Black mothers get less treatment for postpartum depression than other moms

King's College London, UCL launch new study on impact of arts on physical and mental health

King's College London, UCL launch new study on impact of arts on physical and mental health

Winter babies at 'higher risk of mental health disorders'

Winter babies at 'higher risk of mental health disorders'

Perinatal depression screenings may overlook women having suicidal ideation

Perinatal depression screenings may overlook women having suicidal ideation