This July 23, 2014 MedicalResearch.com article talks about research that seems to indicate that a woman who has an epidural while giving birth may have a decreased risk of postpartum depression, compared to women who give birth without an epidural.
- Risk Of Postpartum Depression Decreases Among Women Who Receive Epidural During Childbirth (medicaldaily.com)
- Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk (eurekalert.org)
- Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk (psypost.org)
- Childbirth pain linked to postpartum depression (cbsnews.com)
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