Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression, Testosterone Swings Affect New Fathers

Postpartum Depression, Testosterone Swings Affect New Fathers

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Fathers face a higher risk of postpartum depression if testosterone levels drop 9 months after the baby is born.

Brexanolone: A Possible Novel Treatment in Severe Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone: A Possible Novel Treatment in Severe Postpartum Depression

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The rapidity of symptom remission (within 24 hours) and its efficacy are exciting developments in finding a novel treatment for PPD.

Depressive Symptoms in Postpartum Women Reduced By Exercise

Depressive Symptoms in Postpartum Women Reduced By Exercise

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Physical activity is a safe and effective strategy for preventing depressive symptoms in pregnant and postpartum women.

Maternal Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Carries Heavy Burden of Morbidity

Maternal Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Carries Heavy Burden of Morbidity

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Both postpartum and prenatal depression are among the most significant contributors to maternal morbidity and mortality.

Oxytocin Exposure May increase Risk of Postpartum Depression, Anxiety

Oxytocin Exposure May increase Risk of Postpartum Depression, Anxiety

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Despite being one of the most commonly used drugs little research has been conducted on oxytocin's affects.

Home-based CBT Improves Sleep During Pregnancy

Home-based CBT Improves Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep duration was significantly longer and there was less sleep disruption for pregnant women in the sleep enhancement training group compared with that of women in control groups.

Investigating Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression

Investigating Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression

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The First Baby Study at Penn State College of Medicine includes more than 3 000 women in Pennsylvania having their first baby.

Oxytocin Predicts Postpartum Depression Symptoms

Oxytocin Predicts Postpartum Depression Symptoms

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Oxytocin levels predicted the severity of postpartum depression symptoms among women with a history of depression.

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