Postpartum Depression News and Research

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Eighty percent of women experience some level of the baby blues after giving birth, and symptoms usually clear up on their own. One in eight-to-ten women experiences postpartum depression. When symptoms don't go away in a few weeks, women should seek help through health care providers and licensed counselors. Treatment may include talk therapy, medication, support groups, or a combination of these.
Psychosocial and psychological interventions for treating postpartum depression

Psychosocial and psychological interventions for treating postpartum depression

Experts urge women to eat plenty of fish while pregnant

Experts urge women to eat plenty of fish while pregnant

New mothers often not asked about depression

New mothers often not asked about depression

Immigrant mothers face hurdles in accessing postpartum assistance in Canada

Immigrant mothers face hurdles in accessing postpartum assistance in Canada

New Jersey law for postpartum depression screening

New Jersey law for postpartum depression screening

Babies with big heads smarter by age eight

Babies with big heads smarter by age eight

Understanding postpartum depression critical to improving care for mothers and infants

Understanding postpartum depression critical to improving care for mothers and infants

Study examines antidepressant therapies for pregnant women

Study examines antidepressant therapies for pregnant women

Link between colicky babies and postpartum depression

Link between colicky babies and postpartum depression

Persistent fatigue immediately following birth may be the best predictor of postpartum depression

Persistent fatigue immediately following birth may be the best predictor of postpartum depression

Postpartum depression may be preventable

Postpartum depression may be preventable

Study links colic, maternal depression to family problems

Study links colic, maternal depression to family problems

Postpartum depression: Beyond the 'Baby Blues'

Postpartum depression: Beyond the 'Baby Blues'

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health

Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health