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.
Maternal mental health important to successful motherhood but overlooked

Maternal mental health important to successful motherhood but overlooked

Pregnancy stress can cut brain benefits of motherhood

Pregnancy stress can cut brain benefits of motherhood

Up to 1 out of every 5 pregnant and new mothers will experience PPD and anxiety

Up to 1 out of every 5 pregnant and new mothers will experience PPD and anxiety

ULH hopes to help women at risk of PPD through new policy

ULH hopes to help women at risk of PPD through new policy

Teen mothers more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms

Teen mothers more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms

The Healing Group launches Hey Mom! campaign

The Healing Group launches Hey Mom! campaign

Cigna encourages new mothers to get screened for prenatal and postpartum depression

Cigna encourages new mothers to get screened for prenatal and postpartum depression

Group intervention for postpartum depression

Group intervention for postpartum depression

Placentophagia may offer benefits to human mothers

Placentophagia may offer benefits to human mothers

Study identifies risk factors for postpartum depressive symptoms

Study identifies risk factors for postpartum depressive symptoms

Postpartum Support International unveils new Spanish language educational DVD

Postpartum Support International unveils new Spanish language educational DVD

Abortion does not raise risk of mental ailment: Experts

Abortion does not raise risk of mental ailment: Experts

Women with pre-existing hypertension more likely to develop depression during pregnancy

Women with pre-existing hypertension more likely to develop depression during pregnancy

Tailored postoperative treatment plan for women at high risk for severe pain after cesarean delivery

Tailored postoperative treatment plan for women at high risk for severe pain after cesarean delivery

Project REACH to reduce risk of postpartum depression in adolescent mothers

Project REACH to reduce risk of postpartum depression in adolescent mothers

Women with breastfeeding difficulties may experience postpartum depression

Women with breastfeeding difficulties may experience postpartum depression

Urinary incontinence after child birth increases risk of postpartum depression

Urinary incontinence after child birth increases risk of postpartum depression

Eating disorders and abuse may increase likelihood of pregnancy and postpartum depression

Eating disorders and abuse may increase likelihood of pregnancy and postpartum depression

Pregnant Latinas who endure partner violence more likely to suffer postpartum depression

Pregnant Latinas who endure partner violence more likely to suffer postpartum depression

Women experience more severe and frequent domestic violence than men

Women experience more severe and frequent domestic violence than men