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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.
Perinatal depression screenings may overlook women having suicidal ideation

Perinatal depression screenings may overlook women having suicidal ideation

Some children are at greater risk of ongoing depression long after being bullied

Some children are at greater risk of ongoing depression long after being bullied

Thoughts on body image during pregnancy could indicate women’s emotional wellbeing

Thoughts on body image during pregnancy could indicate women’s emotional wellbeing

Digital technologies help nonspecialist to offer mental health care in low-resource settings

Digital technologies help nonspecialist to offer mental health care in low-resource settings

New study will improve identification antenatal anxiety

New study will improve identification antenatal anxiety

Unplanned C-sections put new mothers at greater risk of developing postnatal depression

Unplanned C-sections put new mothers at greater risk of developing postnatal depression

Integrated care to women with PMADs offered at several levels

Integrated care to women with PMADs offered at several levels

Mothers having male infants more likely to develop postnatal depression

Mothers having male infants more likely to develop postnatal depression

Fewer daylight hours during late pregnancy may increase risk of postpartum depression

Fewer daylight hours during late pregnancy may increase risk of postpartum depression

Mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus have elevated risk of postpartum depression symptoms

Mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus have elevated risk of postpartum depression symptoms

Screening mothers for PPD in emergency setting

Screening mothers for PPD in emergency setting

WPI researcher launches mobile app for assessing perinatal depression in women

WPI researcher launches mobile app for assessing perinatal depression in women

Postnatal depression impacts mother-child relationships for longer time frame

Postnatal depression impacts mother-child relationships for longer time frame

Use of video feedback by health visitor helps promote early establishment of relations

Use of video feedback by health visitor helps promote early establishment of relations

Depression among new fathers may be more common than previously believed, study shows

Depression among new fathers may be more common than previously believed, study shows

Postnatal depression in dads

Postnatal depression in dads

Women who experience pain relief from epidural analgesia less likely to have postpartum depression

Women who experience pain relief from epidural analgesia less likely to have postpartum depression

Social, emotional factors may raise risk of postpartum depression in mothers of preterm infants

Social, emotional factors may raise risk of postpartum depression in mothers of preterm infants

Non-drug solutions for postpartum depression: an interview with Dr David Brock & Christopher Thatcher

Non-drug solutions for postpartum depression: an interview with Dr David Brock & Christopher Thatcher

Study demonstrates effectiveness of NeuroStar TMS Therapy System in women with postpartum depression

Study demonstrates effectiveness of NeuroStar TMS Therapy System in women with postpartum depression