Fetal gender and postpartum depression in a cohort of Chinese women.

@article{Xie2007FetalGA,
  title={Fetal gender and postpartum depression in a cohort of Chinese women.},
  author={Ri-hua Xie and Guoping He and Aizhong Liu and Jacques Bradwejn and Mark Walker and Shi Wu Wen},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={680-4}
}
To examine the relationship between fetal gender and postpartum depression, we conducted a cohort study in Changsha, Hunan, China between September 2004 and January 2005. Women aged 18-40 years with their first live birth of a singleton infant who came to hospital for postpartum examination at 6 weeks after childbirth were invited to participate. Women with known psychiatric disorders or a history of psychiatric disorders were excluded. Data on demographic and clinical information were… CONTINUE READING

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