Asthma During Pregnancy Tied to Postpartum Depression Risk Asthma During Pregnancy Tied to Postpartum Depression Risk
Women who have asthma during their pregnancies are more likely to experience postpartum depression after delivery, a large Canadian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Pain after childbirth predicts postpartum depression, study finds
Doctors have long known that hormonal fluctuations and painful childbirth raise postpartum depression risks, but a new Brigham and Women's Hospital study shows pain after birth predicts the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postpartum depression associated with pain after childbirth
It ’s not just pain during delivery that counts, study shows Related items fromOnMedica Preterm birth risk higher after PTSD and major depression NHS funding boost to support new mothers ’ mental health MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Assess pregnant and new mums ’ mental health Maternal suicides remain a concern, report shows (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Postpartum depression linked to mother's pain after childbirth
(American Society of Anesthesiologists) While childbirth pain has been linked to postpartum depression, the culprit may be the pain experienced by the mother following childbirth, rather than during the labor and delivery process, suggests new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY ® 2018 annual meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are Shorter Days Linked to Postpartum Depression?
Pregnant women’s odds of developing postpartum depression were strongly influenced by the number of daylight hours during the last month of pregnancy and immediately after delivery, a new study has found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do Dimmer Days in Pregnancy Raise Postpartum Depression Risk?
FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 -- Women whose final stages of pregnancy occur during the short, dark days of winter may be at increased risk for postpartum depression, a new study suggests. It has to do with reduced exposure to sunlight -- the same culprit... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma during pregnancy tied to postpartum depression risk
(Reuters Health) - Women who have asthma during their pregnancies are more likely to experience postpartum depression after delivery, a large Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Maternal Mental Illness Impairs Recognition of Child Emotions Maternal Mental Illness Impairs Recognition of Child Emotions
Pregnant women with a history of depression and bipolar disorder are impaired in their ability to recognize baby facial expressions and cries, even if their condition is in remission, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Brave mother, 31, opens up about her 'horrific' struggle with post-natal depression
Amy Steele, 31, from Stoke Gifford, Bristol, endured a traumatic birth with her first child Maddie in February last year. She was only saved from suicide by a midwife who caught her just in time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fear of childbirth, postpartum depression, and birth-related variables as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder after childbirth - Çapik A, Durmaz H.
The objective of this study is to examine the effect of fear of childbirth, postpartum depression, and certain birth-related variables on p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Shortening day length: a potential risk factor for perinatal depression - Goyal D, Gay C, Torres R, Lee K.
The aim of this secondary analysis was to determine whether seasonal light exposure, categorized by type of day length, is associated with or predictive of depressive symptoms in late pregnancy and the first 3  months postpartum. Women (n = 279) expect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Women who give birth in winter are more likely to suffer from postnatal depression
Researchers from San José State University, California, found that those who enter their final trimester during 'short' daylight hours are 29 percent more likely to suffer from the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who conceive at the beginning of the year are more at risk of postnatal depression
Researchers from San José State University, California, found that those who enter their final trimester during 'short' daylight hours are 29 percent more likely to suffer from the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brexanolone Infusion Rapidly Relieves Postpartum Depression Brexanolone Infusion Rapidly Relieves Postpartum Depression
A 60-hour infusion of brexanolone significantly improves symptoms in women with postpartum depression, according to results from two phase 3 trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Chrissy Teigen: 'Eating PLACENTA prevented postpartum depression'
The 32-year-old, who gave birth for the second time to son Miles Theodore in May, told CBS that she felt much happier this time, and she puts it down to eating her own organ. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chrissy Teigen: 'Eating PLACENTA prevented postpartum depression'
The 32-year-old, who gave birth for the second time to son Miles Theodore in May,  told CBS that she felt much happier this time, and she puts it down to eating her own organ. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Course of major depressive disorder after pregnancy and the postpartum period - Freeman MP, Claypoole LD, Burt VK, Sosinsky AZ, Moustafa D, Noe OB, Cheng LJ, Cohen LS.
BACKGROUND: Maternal major depressive disorder (MDD) has an adverse effect on child development and increases risk for child psychopathology. It is paramount to understand the course of maternal depression during the childhood years particularly before, du... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes may increase post birth depression risk
Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes may predispose to postpartum depression symptoms
(University of Eastern Finland) Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study. Moreover, GDM increases the mother's risk of developing type two diabetes later in life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Counseling Helps Prevent Perinatal Depression in High-risk Women
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends clinicians provide or refer pregnant and postpartum women at increased risk of perinatal depression to counseling interventions. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - August 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

USPSTF: Screen Pregnant, Postpartum Women for Depression Risk USPSTF: Screen Pregnant, Postpartum Women for Depression Risk
Draft guidance from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening all pregnant and postpartum women for perinatal depression risk; at risk women should be referred for counseling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

USPSTF: Prevent Perinatal Depression With Counseling
(MedPage Today) -- Pregnant, postpartum moms at risk for depression should be referred to counseling (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Infant White Matter Tied to Maternal Depression, Anxiety (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Microstructure patterns may differ between girls and boys (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study finds SINGING helps women overcome postnatal depression through expressing emotions
(Natural News) A new study showed that women can recover from postpartum depression by singing with their babies in a group. For the study, a team of researchers from the Centre for Performance Science analyzed the associations of singing and creative workshops, and standard postpartum care on postpartum depression. In the study, more than 130... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal depression can impact baby's physical and mental health
(Reuters Health) - Children with depressed mothers may end up with altered immune responses and at greater risk for psychological disorders, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Impact of maternal early life maltreatment and maternal history of depression on child psychopathology: mediating role of maternal sensitivity? - B ödeker K, Fuchs A, Führer D, Kluczniok D, Dittrich K, Reichl C, Reck C, Kaess M, Hindi Attar C, Möhler E, Neukel C, Bierbaum AL, Zietlow AL, Jaite C, Lehmkuhl U, Winter SM, Herpertz S, Brunner R, Bermpohl F, Resch F.
The study addresses the impact of maternal early life maltreatment (ELM) and maternal history of depression (HoD) on offspring's mental health. Maternal sensitivity was examined as a potential mediator explaining the relationship between maternal ELM, mate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maternal depression alters stress and immune biomarkers in mother and child - Ulmer-Yaniv A, Djalovski A, Priel A, Zagoory-Sharon O, Feldman R.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to maternal depression bears long-term negative consequences for children's well-being. Yet, no study has tested the joint contribution of maternal and child's hypothalamic pituitary axis and immune systems in mediating the effects of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Depression in Mothers Impacts a Child ’ s Immune and Psychological Health
Children exposed to maternal depression respond like those under chronic stress. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Anxiety and Stress Parenting Cortisol (Hormone) Immune System Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Mom's Depression May Negatively Impact Child's Overall Health
(MedPage Today) -- Maternal blues seems to have " pervasive effects " on offspring's biological, emotional levels (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 22, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Early childhood aggressive behaviour: negative interactions with paternal antisocial behaviour and maternal postpartum depressive symptoms across two international cohorts - Lambregtse-van den Berg MP, Tiemeier H, Verhulst FC, Jaddoe V, Tindall E, Vlachos H, Aumayer K, Iles J, Ramchandani PG.
BACKGROUND: Early childhood aggressive behaviour is a predictor of future violence. Therefore, identifying risk factors for children's aggressive behaviour is important in understanding underlying mechanisms. Maternal postpartum depression is a known risk ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Correlation between parental postpartum depression and infant temperament - Weng TT, Yan S, Wang Q, Tao L, Cao H, Huang K.
OBJECTIVE To explore the occurrence and distribution characteristics of parental postpartum depression and the correlation between parental postpartum depression and the development of infant temperament.METHODS A prospective cohort study was condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Maternal depression may alter stress and immune markers in children
(Wiley) New research suggests that depression in women may affect their children's stress and physical well-being throughout life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maternal trauma exposure and childhood anxiety outcomes: examining psychosocial mechanisms of risk - Robinson BA, Hendrix CL, Sloan Krakovsky H, Smith AK, Brennan PA.
The current study aimed to explore the relationship between maternal exposure to various types of trauma and child anxiety outcomes, and to investigate maternal depression and parenting quality as potential mediators of these relationships. Aims were exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Individual differences relate to support for insanity and postpartum depression legal defenses: the mediating role of moral disengagement - Wood EF, Trescher SA, Miller MK, McDermott CM.
Postpartum depression defense (PPDD) is a form of insanity defense often used when mothers harm their children. Although courts have determined that insanity defenses, including PPDD, can be used as legitimate criminal defenses, such defenses are often mis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prevalence and incidence of postpartum depression among healthy mothers: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Shorey S, Chee CYI, Ng ED, Chan YH, Tam WWS, Chong YS.
This review aims to examine the prevalence and incidence of postpartum depression among healthy mothers without prior history of depression including postpartum depression and who gave birth to healthy full-term infants. A systematic search of ClinicalTria... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Partner violence and postnatal mental health: cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with depression and anxiety in new mothers - Mandal SK, Hooker L, Vally H, Taft A.
Intimate-partner violence and poor mental health are common, harmful issues for women of childbearing age. Although the prevalence and correlates of postpartum depression are well established, far less is known about postpartum anxiety. We aimed to investi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Sage Therapeutics targets Triangle for national postpartum depression support center
A year after announcing a partnership with UNC, Cambridge-based pharma Sage Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SAGE) is preparing to open a National Patient Support Center with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal, according to what Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call this week, is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model – and to do it in the Triangle. “Oftentimes, patients with PPD do not know which health care professional they… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

MRI shows kids benefit from parental conversation
MRI brain scans of young children show that conversations with adults can create...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows the uniqueness of brain anatomy MRI ties high blood pressure to dementia risk MRI shows possible cause for attention woes after stroke MRI reveals effect of mild TBI on brain white matter MRI shows maternal depression meds affect babies' brains (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cambridge biotech Sage to open postpartum depression support center in North Carolina
A year after announcing a partnership with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine to develop postpartum depression treatments, Cambridge-based Sage Therapeutics is preparing to open a patient support center in Raleigh with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model, Sage (Nasdaq: SAGE) Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call last week. The company is awaiting possible FDA approval… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Sage Therapeutics creates postpartum depression support center
A year after announcing a partnership with the University of North Carolina, Massachusetts-based pharma Sage Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SAGE) is preparing to open a National Patient Support Center with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal, according to what Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call last week, is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model. “Oftentimes, patients with PPD do not know which health care professional they… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Sage Therapeutics targets Triangle for national postpartum depression support center
A year after announcing a partnership with UNC, Cambridge-based pharma Sage Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SAGE) is preparing to open a National Patient Support Center with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal, according to what Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call this week, is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model – and to do it in the Triangle. “Oftentimes, patients with PPD do not know which health care professional they… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Women with intellectual disabilities have higher rate of repeat pregnancy
Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year Related items fromOnMedica NHS funding boost to support new mothers ’ mental health Maternal suicides remain a concern, report shows Valproate in pregnancy linked to raised autism risk Doctors urged to spot victims of trafficking Preterm birth risk higher after PTSD and major depression (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

You don't have to give birth to experience postpartum depression, experts say
Research presented at an American Psychological Association convention says about 10 per cent of new fathers experience depression and anxiety — and that postpartum symptoms are about much more than pregnancy hormones. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

New dads can show signs of postpartum depression too, experts say
Research presented at an American Psychological Association convention says about 10 per cent of new fathers experience depression and anxiety — and that postpartum symptoms are about much more than pregnancy hormones. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

New dads show signs of postpartum depression too, experts say
Research presented at an American Psychological Association convention says about 10 per cent of new fathers experience depression and anxiety — and that postpartum symptoms are about much more than pregnancy hormones. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too
New research confirms that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up to 18 percent have some type of anxiety disorder after the birth of a child. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New dads 'get baby blues too'
MEN who have just become fathers should be screened for the baby blues, according to research. A study showed that postnatal depression is just as prevalent among new fathers as new mothers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too
New research confirms that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up to 18 percent have some type of anxiety disorder after the birth of a child. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news