Antepartum and postpartum depression: healthy mom, healthy baby.

  title={Antepartum and postpartum depression: healthy mom, healthy baby.},
  author={Eydie L. Moses-Kolko and Erika Kraus Roth},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Women's Association},
  volume={59 3},
This article summarizes the epidemiology, clinical features, and treatment of antepartum and postpartum major depression. This summary will enable primary care clinicians to recognize and screen for perinatal mood disorders and to initiate the risk-benefit decision-making process used in treatment selection. This review will also help identify patient factors that warrant psychiatric consultation. We selected and reviewed studies of antepartum and postpartum depression of greatest utility to… CONTINUE READING


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