No Relationship between Maternal Iron Status and Postpartum Depression in Two Samples in China

@inproceedings{ArmonySivan2012NoRB,
  title={No Relationship between Maternal Iron Status and Postpartum Depression in Two Samples in China},
  author={Rinat Armony-Sivan and Jie Shao and Ming Li and Gengli Zhao and Zheng-Yan Zhao and Guobing Xu and Min Zhou and Jianying Zhan and Yang Bian and Chai Ji and Xing Li and Yaping P. Jiang and Zhi Zhang and Blair J. Richards and Twila Tardif and Betsy Lozoff},
  booktitle={Journal of pregnancy},
  year={2012}
}
Maternal iron status is thought to be related to postpartum depressive symptoms. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between pre- and postnatal maternal iron status and depressive symptoms in pilot (n = 137) and confirmatory (n = 567) samples of Chinese women. Iron status was evaluated at mid- and late pregnancy and 3 days… CONTINUE READING