A new study of over 10,000 mothers has shown that women who breastfed their babies were at significantly lower risk of postnatal depression than those who did not.
Researchers report men are at risk for anxiety and other mental health problems following the birth of their child.
Depression that begins during pregnancy may be more severe because it can last longer and go undetected, a new study reports.
A new study reports of reduced cortical thickness in the offspring of women who suffered from depression both during and after pregnancy.
Children whose mothers experienced depression early in their life are more susceptable to socio-emotional problems and a reduction in empathy toward others, a new study reports.
A new study reveals a link between gestational diabetes and an increased risk of developing postpartum depression in first time mothers.
A new study reveals the season in which a woman gives birth can lower her risk for developing postpartum depression. Researchers also note a lower BMI and access to anesthesia during delivery also play a role in lowering PPD risk.
According to researchers, postnatal depression that last longer than 6 months can have severe implications for children as they grow. The study reveals children of mothers who experienced persistent PND were more likely to have behavioral problems, achieve lower grades in exams and have an increased risk of developing depression by age 18.
A new study reveals a link between prenatal depression and sleep quality in children. Researchers report maternal depression, both prenatal and postnatal, is associated with greater sleep disturbances in children.