Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression common among fathers too, but goes undetected: Study

Postpartum depression common among fathers too, but goes undetected: Study

The study of 447 new fathers showed that the established method of detecting depression EPDS (Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale) works poorly on men.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Babies born in winter, spring reduce mother's risk of postpartum depression

Babies born in winter, spring reduce mother's risk of postpartum depression

The findings indicated that women delivering in winter and spring may be attributed to the seasonal enjoyment of indoor activities.

Oct 23, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Suffered postpartum depression once? You could have more episodes in subsequent births

Suffered postpartum depression once? You could have more episodes in subsequent births

Overall, about 5 percent to 15 percent of all mothers are diagnosed with depression after giving birth, the study team notes in PLoS Medicine.

Oct 02, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
21 percent of women going through postpartum depression aren't vocal about it

21 percent of women going through postpartum depression aren't vocal about it

The study found that women who were unemployed, had a history of mental health problems or were experiencing severe symptoms were more likely to not to report to doctors.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Low anti-anxiety hormone levels may increase postpartum depression, says study

Low anti-anxiety hormone levels may increase postpartum depression, says study

A new study has shown that pregnant women having low levels of anti-anxiety hormone in their second trimester may have high risk of developing postpartum depression.

Mar 15, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Maternity Bill passed: Why it is good for the mother, baby and everyone

Maternity Bill passed: Why it is good for the mother, baby and everyone

The development is surely a significant moment for working women, particularly, who are pregnant or are planning to have a child because sufficient maternity leave is crucial for health of mother and child.

Mar 10, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Feeling depressed after childbirth? Ways to deal with postpartum baby blues

Feeling depressed after childbirth? Ways to deal with postpartum baby blues

Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is very common after childbirth.

Feb 27, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
Decoded: The unique benefits of singing to your baby

Decoded: The unique benefits of singing to your baby

The act of singing could be mutually beneficial for both the mother and the child, says the new study.

Feb 20, 2017, 22:02 PM IST

Easing labour pain may reduce postpartum depression in women

Epidural anesthesia is a regional anesthesia that blocks pain in a particular region of the body. The goal of an epidural is to provide analgesia, or pain relief, rather than anesthesia, which leads to total lack of fee

Oct 27, 2016, 16:48 PM IST

New blood marker linked to postpartum depression risk

 An international team of researchers has found a marker in the blood that can identify women who might be at particular risk for depression after their child's birth.

Jul 28, 2015, 11:10 AM IST

Eating placentas? US moms swear by health benefits

Health trends come and go, but one post-birth fad is gaining a foothold in the United States among some new mothers who extol the benefits of eating their own placentas.

Feb 21, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Depression risk if mood disorders during pregnancy

A study has found that women who experienced mood disorders during pregnancy may be at risk for more severe postpartum depression (PPD) than those whose symptoms begin after birth.

Jan 19, 2015, 12:52 PM IST
Brooke Shields grateful for Tom Cruise's 'genuine' apology

Brooke Shields grateful for Tom Cruise's 'genuine' apology

Model-turned-actress Brooke Shields opens up about her reconciliation with Tom Cruise, calling the actor's apology "genuine" after he slammed her for using medication to treat postpartum depression.

Nov 20, 2014, 02:55 AM IST

`Young dads at risk of postpartum depression too`

Researchers have said that young fathers are at an increased risk of depression.

Apr 15, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

Fear of childbirth triples risk of postpartum depression

Pregnant women who fear childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression, it has been revealed.

Jan 04, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Longer maternity leaves help reduce postpartum depression risk

A new study has warned that women, who return to work sooner than six months after giving birth, are at greater risk of developing postpartum depression than those who take longer maternity leaves

Dec 13, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

Urban women at greater risk of postpartum depression

Women who live in large urban areas are more likely than their peers in more rural areas to develop postpartum depression, according to new research from Canada.

Aug 09, 2013, 09:52 AM IST

Women with unintended pregnancy likelier to suffer from postpartum depression

Women with unintended pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression at twelve months postpartum, a new study has suggested.

May 08, 2013, 11:14 AM IST

Eating fish could help reduce postpartum depression

Low levels of omega-3 – fatty acids found in marine life, may be behind postpartum depression, a new study has found.

Nov 16, 2012, 12:45 PM IST

Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence

Mothers with postpartum depression are more likely to be in a violent relationship than moms without depression, and new mothers in abusive relationships are more likely to suffer postpartum depression, according to a new survey of women with infants.

Mar 30, 2012, 10:06 AM IST