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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.
One-day online therapy session can help treat postpartum depression

One-day online therapy session can help treat postpartum depression

Allopregnanolone exerts persistent antidepressant effects by altering brain states

Allopregnanolone exerts persistent antidepressant effects by altering brain states

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Child's toothbrushing habits linked to mother's mental health

Child's toothbrushing habits linked to mother's mental health

How women in England faced childbirth in the COVID-19 pandemic

How women in England faced childbirth in the COVID-19 pandemic

Maternal and paternal behaviors in voles promoted by the exact same neural pathways

Maternal and paternal behaviors in voles promoted by the exact same neural pathways

In a murky sea of mental health apps, consumers left adrift

In a murky sea of mental health apps, consumers left adrift

Bad romantic relationships may worsen physical and mental health in postpartum women

Bad romantic relationships may worsen physical and mental health in postpartum women

Nursing mothers' tweets help understand the factors influencing breastfeeding behaviors

Nursing mothers' tweets help understand the factors influencing breastfeeding behaviors

Mother's stress levels during conception could be a determinant of fetal sex

Mother's stress levels during conception could be a determinant of fetal sex

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

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

Cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce stress, improve mood in pregnant women

Cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce stress, improve mood in pregnant women

Psychological variables account for anxiety and depression among pregnant women during COVID-19

Psychological variables account for anxiety and depression among pregnant women during COVID-19

Essential coaching for mothers during COVID-19

Essential coaching for mothers during COVID-19

How has the COVID19 pandemic affected the well-being of pregnant women?

How has the COVID19 pandemic affected the well-being of pregnant women?

Fathers' social media posts can predict risk of postpartum depression

Fathers' social media posts can predict risk of postpartum depression

PTSD and moral injury can lead to pregnancy complications

PTSD and moral injury can lead to pregnancy complications

Women who experience postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have a second child

Women who experience postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have a second child

Paid maternity leave associated with mental and physical health benefits for mothers, children

Paid maternity leave associated with mental and physical health benefits for mothers, children

Child’s scent tells mom how development is proceeding

Child’s scent tells mom how development is proceeding