Screening for postpartum depression at well-child visits: is once enough during the first 6 months of life?

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OBJECTIVE Screening for maternal depression is gaining acceptance as a standard component of well-child care. We tested the feasibility of this policy and determined the prevalence and incidence of maternal depression at well-child visits during the first 6 months of life. METHODS Providers in an adolescent-oriented maternity program were cued… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2008-1160

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@article{Sheeder2009ScreeningFP, title={Screening for postpartum depression at well-child visits: is once enough during the first 6 months of life?}, author={Jeanelle Leigh Sheeder and K. Habibul Kabir and Brian Stafford}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2009}, volume={123 6}, pages={e982-8} }