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By Laura Santhanam
The United States ranks as one of the most dangerous developed nations to become pregnant and give birth, especially for women of color -- and data shows the life-threatening risk doesn’t end once mom and baby have left the hospital.
For some of the many mothers who experience postpartum depression, therapy and standard antidepressants can alleviate symptoms. But for others, those treatments are slow to provide relief. Now the FDA has approved the first drug specifically intended to treat the…
A new treatment could offer much-needed help to some new mothers with this disorder, but questions remain about how affordable or accessible it will be.
The stigma of postpartum depression is addressed in the pages of a comic book-turned-web-series, which begins its second season on Friday.
By Vic Pasquantonio
Paige Bellenbaum, who battled severe postpartum depression, said Tuesday's announcement by a government-appointed task force, which recommends depression screenings for women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth, was a step in the right direction in the fight…
By PBS NewsHour
There's new evidence that postpartum depression is more common than previously believed, according to the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, which calls for women to be screened during pregnancy and again after giving birth. William Brangham discusses the recommendations with…
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