While we typically associate postpartum depression with women, new fathers can experience serious mood changes after bringing baby home, too. Here’s why and what to do if you’re experiencing paternal postpartum depression.
A recently approved postpartum depression drug is expected to work faster than other antidepressants already on the market. An OB/GYN explains what we do and don’t know about it so far.
A new study shows prenatal depression is about 51 percent more common among millennial moms than it was in their mother’s generation 25 years ago. Our expert explains the possible causes ― and what action’s needed.
People who have gone through unemployment, loss of a loved one, a divorce or separation or even suffered a heart attack can become depressed. Depression also runs in families, so it’s important to know your family history of mental illness.
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A couple of small studies show that having an epidural during labor may reduce your risk of postpartum depression. But there is conflicting evidence. Get an OB/Gyn’s take on the evidence.
Going through labor and having a vaginal delivery can be a long process that can be physically taxing for the mother. But C-sections come with risks for the mother.
Having a baby is a time of joy and excitement for many women. But, for some, giving birth can prompt deep feelings of anxiety and sadness.