Mood Disorders of Pregnancy and Postpartum

Christine Sweeney, LICSW Program Manager, Parent Connection, BIDMC

JANUARY 27, 2016

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“Women should be screened for depression during pregnancy and after giving birth, an influential government-appointed health panel said Tuesday, the first time it has recommended screening for maternal mental illness.”

This was taken directly from an article in yesterday's New York Times and rather than take anything away from this comprehensive and well written piece, I highly recommend clicking on the link below to read the article in it's entirety.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/27/health/post-partum-depression-test-epds-screening-guidelines.html?emc=eta1&_r=1

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