The alteration of the TTC9B and HP1BP3 genes, detected by a blood test during pregnancy, predicted the onset of postpartum depression with 85% accuracy in a small study.
A new study reports that a father's depression during the postpartum period can impact the behavior of their toddler.
Depression that begins during pregnancy may be more severe because it can last longer and go undetected, a new study reports.
Researchers have discovered that women who felt depressed during the early stages of pregnancy were almost twice as likely to suffer from gestational diabetes. Additionally, those with gestational diabetes were more likely to report postpartum depression symptoms.
A new study reveals a link between gestational diabetes and an increased risk of developing postpartum depression in first time mothers.
Researchers report a specially designed dietary supplement could help to counteract the effect of baby blues in postpartum women.
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.