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Latest Maternity blues Stories

2011-12-07 14:42:05

Forty percent of women who report depressive symptoms following birth also reported intimate partner violence.

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2010-06-16 10:05:02

How postpartum depression arises and how it could be prevented.

2009-02-02 13:12:43

Women who have higher levels of a hormone produced by the placenta midway through pregnancy appear more likely to develop postpartum depression, a study authored by a UC Irvine researcher finds.

2009-01-20 08:48:10

Roughly 13 percent of women suffer from postnatal depression in the year after they give birth, but new information shows women can be effectively identified and treated.

2008-07-11 00:00:30

A U.S. psychologist says emotional swings in new moms -- called the baby blues -- are quite common. Dr.

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2005-06-23 22:05:00

Postnatal depression among mothers is a well-known occurrence, but fathers can suffer from it, too. Now, a new study finds that children whose fathers experienced postnatal depression face increased risks of behavioral and emotional problems in early life.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.