Maternal mood symptoms in pregnancy and postpartum depression: association with exclusive breastfeeding in a population-based birth cohort - Far ías-Antúnez S, Santos IS, Matijasevich A, de Barros AJD.

This study aimed to evaluate the association between mood symptoms during pregnancy and exclusive breastfeeding at 3 months, as well as the association between exclusive breastfeeding at 3 months and maternal depression at 12 months postpartum. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

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Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: Southern Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: South Med J Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: J Reprod Infant Psychol Source Type: research
Abstract Objective/Background: Insomnia and depression are disorders that affect many perinatal women and that often are interrelated. The present study aimed to examine concurrent and prospective associations between mid-pregnancy insomnia and depression during mid-pregnancy and 8 weeks postpartum. Furthermore, differences in depression and in the sleep-related characteristics insomnia, chronotype, and sleep efficiency were explored between the two time points (mid-pregnancy versus 8 weeks postpartum), and between primiparous and multiparous participants.Participants/Methods: The study was part of the N...
Source: Behavioral Sleep Medicine - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: Behav Sleep Med Source Type: research
Postpartum depression explains various groups of depressive symptoms and syndromes that can take place during the first 6  weeks following birth. The postpartum period is a critical time where both mild and sev...
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess and identifying potential multifactor risks to aggravate the state of maternal depression in pregnant women. METHODS: The cross-sectional study approach conducted in the sub-urban area of Makassar City, South ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
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Source: The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: World J Biol Psychiatry Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Tags: International Journal of Women's Health Source Type: research
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
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