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“Postpartum Depression Risk Reduced By Epidural Analgesia”

 

Baby on mother's belly right after birth, skin...

Baby on mother’s belly right after birth, skin covered in vernix and some blood. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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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.

 

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“Why more help is needed for depressed, postpartum parents”

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This July 17, 2014 Philly.com article talks about the need for increased help for those suffering from Postpartum Depression.

Baby on mother's belly right after birth, skin...

Baby on mother’s belly right after birth, skin covered in vernix and some blood. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“University of Pittsburgh researchers find depression affects about 1 in 7 new mothers”

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This March 14, 2013 article found on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about a recent study of new mothers that indicates as many as 1 out of 7 new mothers may suffer from depression.

 

 

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