Age-specific 3-month cumulative incidence of postpartum depression: the Hamamatsu Birth Cohort (HBC) Study.

BACKGROUND The prevalence of postpartum depression (PPD) in the general population has been reported to be 10% to 15% worldwide. However, the relevance of age of the parturients to the emergence of PPD has not been well documented. To address this, we estimated the age-specific 3-month cumulative incidence of PPD using the Hamamatsu Birth Cohort for Mothers… CONTINUE READING