Hormone Level During Pregnancy May Identify Women At Risk For Postpartum Depression Women who have higher levels of a hormone produced by the placenta midway through their pregnancy appear more likely to develop postpartum depression, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Postpartum […]
There was an interesting British study highlighted on MSNBC today. This study found that antidepressant medication, the most commonly prescribed drugs in the US, do not help much more than placebos in all but the most severely depressed patients. Most people can probably be helped by alternative therapies or non-medical interventions. “There is little […]
A colleague of mine is looking into a correlation between Cesarean delivery and the development of Postpartum Depression. She would like a few more responses from mothers, so please take a moment to complete the survey. Thank you!