Maternal violence experiences and risk of postpartum depression: a meta-analysis of cohort studies - Zhang S, Wang L, Yang T, Chen L, Qiu X, Wang T, Chen L, Zhao L, Ye Z, Zheng Z, Qin J.
BACKGROUND: Most of original studies indicated maternal violence experiences is associated with adverse obstetric outcomes, to date, but it is not clear that the association of maternal violence experiences and the risk of postpartum depression (PPD). We a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

FDA extends decision date for Sage ’s postpartum depression injection
Sage Therapeutics (NSDQ:SAGE) said today that the FDA extended its decision date for Sage’s Zulresso brexanolone injection to March 19, 2019. The U.S. regulatory agency was previously slated to decide whether or not to approve the drug as a treatment for postpartum depression by Dec. 19. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post FDA extends decision date for Sage’s postpartum depression injection appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat sagetherapeutics Source Type: news

Magnitude of postpartum depression and associated factors among women in Mizan Aman town, Bench Maji zone, Southwest Ethiopia - Toru T, Chemir F, Anand S.
BACKGROUND: The first 12 months after childbirth may represent a high-risk time for depression. In Ethiopia there is a paucity of evidence about its magnitude and associated factors during that period. So, the aim of this study was to assess the magnitude ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Mothers' perspectives on follow-up for postpartum depression screening in primary care - Canty HR, Sauter A, Zuckerman K, Cobian M, Grigsby T.
OBJECTIVE: To qualitatively assess mothers' perspectives on barriers to and facilitators of follow-up of at-risk postpartum depression (PPD) screening test results. METHODS: We conducted semistructured qualitative telephone interviews with 17 women... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Why making postnatal depression film Early Days was 'therapy'
When Nessa Wrafter suffered after the birth of her child, she decided to make a film about her experience. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emotional violence exerted by intimate partners and postnatal depressive symptoms among women in Vietnam: A prospective cohort study - Tho Tran N, Nguyen HTT, Nguyen HD, Ngo TV, Gammeltoft T, Rasch V, Meyrowitsch DW.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown a relation between intimate partner violence (IPV) and postpartum depression (PPD). However, these studies have primarily focused on physical and sexual violence as predictors for postpartum depression and little att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Quiz Time: What's Up with Postpartum Depression?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Midwives demand better mental health support for women
Study finds postnatal depression more common after birth of male baby, and birth complications Related items fromOnMedica Midwifery training numbers to rise by 25% All expectant mums to get continuity of carer by 2021 Postnatal depression not being picked up by GPs Postnatal depression far more common in previous sufferers (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mothers of boys ‘much more likely to have postnatal depression’
The odds of a woman developing postnatal depression increased by 79% when they had baby boys compared to baby girls, a UK study has found. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 7, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Mothers are more likely to suffer postnatal depression if they have a SON
Scientists at the University of Kent also found women who have complications during their child's birth are nearly three times more likely to get postnatal depression (PND). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who give birth to boys much more likely to have postnatal depression
(University of Kent) A University of Kent study into postnatal depression (PND) found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79 percent when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls. Overall the researchers identified that women who give birth to males are 71-79% more likely to develop PND. Furthermore, women whose births had complications were 174% more likely to experience PND compared to those women who had no complications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Panel Backs Novel Treatment for Postpartum Depression FDA Panel Backs Novel Treatment for Postpartum Depression
Vote was nearly unanimous that the benefits of brexanolone outweigh risks, but only when used within a strict Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) program.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

FDA likely to OK Sage's postpartum depression drug
The first-ever drug to treat postpartum depression, developed by Cambridge-based Sage Therapeutics Inc., appears set for likely approval by the FDA after favorable votes on three key questions by members of an advisory committee Friday. The 18 members of the FDA's Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously to say the trial data on the drug by Sage (Nasdaq: SAGE), which would be sold as Zulresso, provided "substantial evidence ... to support a claim of effectiveness... for the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

AHA: Postpartum Depression May Raise Heart Risks
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Otherwise healthy women diagnosed with postpartum depression may be at higher risk of a heart attack, stroke or heart failure, a new study suggests. Acting on mounting evidence linking clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Panel Gushes Over Postpartum Depression Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Magnitude of effect called'groundbreaking'by one advisor (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - November 2, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

FDA panel recommends Sage's postpartum depression treatment
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday recommended Sage Therapeutics Inc's experimental treatment for postpartum depression, saying the benefits of the drug outweighed risks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sage's postpartum depression treatment benefits outweigh risk: FDA panel
The benefits of Sage Therapeutics Inc's experimental treatment for postpartum depression outweigh risks, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA committee recommends Sage's postpartum depression drug
The first-ever drug to treat postpartum depression, developed by Cambridge-based Sage Therapeutics Inc., appears set for likely approval by the FDA after favorable votes on three key questions by members of an advisory committee Friday. The 18 members of the FDA's Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously to say the trial data on the drug by Sage (Nasdaq: SAGE), which would be sold as Zulresso, provided "substantial evidence ... to support a claim of effectiveness... for the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

Sage Therapeutics Announces FDA Advisory Committee Votes 17-1 in Support of Benefit-Risk Profile of Zulresso (brexanolone) Injection for Treatment of Postpartum Depression
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2018-- Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel medicines to treat life-altering central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - November 2, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

No Autism Link to Many Depression, Psychosis Drugs in Pregnancy
(MedPage Today) -- Exploratory study shows maternal health may be more important than medications (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Latina/o children living with an immigrant mother with depression: developmental and cultural nuances in recognition and coping - Valdez CR, Raines CR, Davies KD, D'Costa S.
The psychological experience of maternal depression and its impact on immigrant Latina/o families often goes unrecognized and unaddressed. Children may feel especially helpless and confused about the changes they observe in their mothers' mood and behavior... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Asthma During Pregnancy May Increase Postpartum Depression Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Women with asthma in study had roughly double the risk (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Mother, 26, suffered such bad postnatal depression she tried to run out on her family four times
Amy Potter, from Stoke on Trent, quickly spiralled into severe depression after the birth of her first child, Aurora, in January this year, which she says was made worse by the death of her own mother. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 14, 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