Alanis Morissette on her third bout of postpartum depression
The Grammy Award-winning singer says she's dealing with the condition for a third time following the birth of her son in August
The objectives of this study were to investigate the unique association between paternal depression and children’s later socioemotional development, and explore whether this association was moderated by maternal depression. We used data from the 2012 and 2014 waves of the China F amily Panel Studies. We used multivariable linear regression models to examine the association between paternal depression, as measured using the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale, and children’s socioemotional development, as measured using the Positive Behaviors Scale. We also explored whether there was effect modif...
Iron deficiency in pregnancy is associated with inferior maternal and fetal outcomes. Postpartum depression, prematurity, intrauterine growth restriction, impaired childhood cognition and transfusion are all s...
Authors: Andrade C Abstract Many observational studies have found an association between antidepressant drug prescription during pregnancy and neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disability. The results of such studies cannot be considered conclusive because of the possible presence of inadequately measured, unmeasured, and unknown confounds. In this context, maternal anemia before or at but not after 30 weeks of gestation was recently associated with an increased risk of all 3 of these neurodevelopmental disorders. Additionally, ...
CONCLUSIONS: Low RBC folate is associated with perinatal factors, including high maternal cotinine levels, body mass index, stress, and depression. The effect of low folate levels among smokers cannot be overemphasized, considering that tobacco products not only reduce folate levels but also decrease the bioutilization of folate. PMID: 32239227 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: PBDEs during pregnancy were associated with more depressive symptoms among women in this cohort. PMID: 32259757 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Condition: Postnatal Depression Interventions: Behavioral: Mindfulness-based program (MBI-p-R); Behavioral: Booklet-based psychoeducation Sponsor: The University of Hong Kong Recruiting
Conclusion: Incorporation of members of the patient's support network may help to improve quality of prenatal attachment during hospitalisation. Detection and treatment of anxiety and/or depression in hospitalised patients is recommended given their impact on the mental health of mother and baby. PMID: 32223427 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: Potential biases in maternal report of infant behavior due to effects from maternal distress may not be generalizable across cultures but may vary because of cultural norms for emotional experience and expectations for infant behavior. EA mothers' ratings of infant distress and soothability, but not fear, may be influenced by maternal distress.
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Mohsen Enayati, Belal Mosaferi, Judith R. Homberg, Danielle Mendes Diniz, Ali-Akbar Salari
CONCLUSION: In rats hippocampus, NLRP3 inflammasome activates GSDMD mediated-pyroptosis in the hippocampus of MSG-induced depressive rats. PMID: 32245616 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]