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.
Online intervention tool helps rural veteran women suffering from postpartum depression

Online intervention tool helps rural veteran women suffering from postpartum depression

AbilTo launches three-week Booster Program to address ongoing behavioral health challenges

AbilTo launches three-week Booster Program to address ongoing behavioral health challenges

University of Louisville professor wins 2015 Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Award for Excellence in Research

University of Louisville professor wins 2015 Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Award for Excellence in Research

Controlling TH-containing neurons can manipulate maternal behavior of females and aggression of males

Controlling TH-containing neurons can manipulate maternal behavior of females and aggression of males

Support-seeking practices on social media change dramatically following celebrity suicides

Support-seeking practices on social media change dramatically following celebrity suicides

Fetal microchimerism could be a subtle and dizzyingly complex puzzle

Fetal microchimerism could be a subtle and dizzyingly complex puzzle

Researchers find blood marker that can help identify women at particular risk for postpartum depression

Researchers find blood marker that can help identify women at particular risk for postpartum depression

Study: Osteopathic manipulative therapy decreases low back pain by over 70% in postpartum women

Study: Osteopathic manipulative therapy decreases low back pain by over 70% in postpartum women

Study examines mental health prognosis of young VTE patients

Study examines mental health prognosis of young VTE patients

SLU study explores feasibility of using text messages for minority mothers with postpartum depression

SLU study explores feasibility of using text messages for minority mothers with postpartum depression

Parental depression can put toddlers at risk of developing troubling behaviors

Parental depression can put toddlers at risk of developing troubling behaviors

Telephone-based peer support may help reduce postpartum depression in new mothers

Telephone-based peer support may help reduce postpartum depression in new mothers

Women with postpartum depression during pregnancy may face greater risk, study finds

Women with postpartum depression during pregnancy may face greater risk, study finds

Epidurals and reduced postpartum depression: an interview with Dr. Zakowski

Epidurals and reduced postpartum depression: an interview with Dr. Zakowski

Childhood inflammation linked to adult psychosis

Childhood inflammation linked to adult psychosis

Severe pain during and post delivery linked to postpartum depression

Severe pain during and post delivery linked to postpartum depression

Viewpoints: Concerns about ACOs; problems in Va. gov.'s strategy; Medicaid 'black hole'

Viewpoints: Concerns about ACOs; problems in Va. gov.'s strategy; Medicaid 'black hole'

Longer looks: Caregivers effort to stay well; patients who turn to religion for cures; new views on postpartum depression

Longer looks: Caregivers effort to stay well; patients who turn to religion for cures; new views on postpartum depression

Mothers who have unintended pregnancies return to work sooner after childbirth

Mothers who have unintended pregnancies return to work sooner after childbirth

Dampening of positive emotions plays important role in development of postpartum depression

Dampening of positive emotions plays important role in development of postpartum depression