Fish consumption in pregnancy and omega-3 status after birth are not associated with postnatal depression.

@article{Browne2006FishCI,
  title={Fish consumption in pregnancy and omega-3 status after birth are not associated with postnatal depression.},
  author={Joanna C Browne and Kate Margaret Scott and Karen M Silvers},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={90 2-3},
  pages={131-9}
}
BACKGROUND Research to date suggests a relationship between fish consumption, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and depression. However, interpretation of this research is difficult due to methodological limitations. Postpartum women provide an excellent opportunity to examine these relationships because omega-3s are transferred from mother to fetus during pregnancy and from mother to child after birth through breast milk. Hence new mothers are more likely to be depleted in omega-3s. Our aim… CONTINUE READING
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