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October 2, 2018
by Patricia Tomasi

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First Study Of Its Kind Discovers Biological Markers That Show Why Children Of Moms With Postpartum Depression Are More Susceptible To Mental Illness

October 2, 2018 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in the Journal of Depression and Anxiety (the official journal of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America) has found stress and immune biomarkers that link children and their mothers who suffer from postpartum depression. The current study, titled, Maternal depression alters stress and immune biomarkers in mother and child, is part of a 15-year longitudinal study that followed children of depressed mothers from birth to age ten. [More]

August 28, 2018
by Patricia Tomasi

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More Research Needed On Effects Of SSRIs On Pregnant And Postpartum Women

August 28, 2018 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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One of the front line treatments for pregnant and postpartum women suffering from depression and anxiety is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). But due to a lack of research on SSRIs in females, little is known about their effects across the maternal spectrum as well as on infants exposed to the drug through breast milk. [More]

June 26, 2014
by Christie Hunter

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Your Relationship After the Baby has Arrived

June 26, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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Becoming a parent is like a dream come true, particularly if the baby is your first born. However, these happy emotions are also accompanied by the fear of losing your old life. Mothers worry about taking care of the baby, while fathers usually have financial considerations. If someone is comfortable with his/her routine, then resisting any major change is natural. [More]