Does a Mother’s Age Affect Postpartum Depression?

photo credit: Shameful Cacoethes Conventional wisdom regarding postpartum depression tells us that older women are more likely to experience problems than younger women. Recent studies, however, seem to contradict this. One study conducted in Australia compared occurrences of postpartum depression amongst first time mothers based upon their ages. The study involved more than 500 women,

Growth in Postpartum Violence

photo credit: Lars Plougmann You’re probably aware that postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis are dangerous conditions that, if not treated, can be dangerous. In some instances, they can even lead to death. What you might not realize, however, is just how real a threat these conditions are. They’re more common than you might think. In

Higher PPD Risk for Moms in NICU

photo credit: JOE MARINARO Postpartum depression is something that many women face. Unfortunately, many women choose to face it alone. By seeking out help for PPD, you have a much higher chance of recovering sooner and enjoying those early days with your baby. There are many things that can put you at risk for PPD,

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