Symptoms of postpartum depression and early interruption of exclusive breastfeeding in the first two months of life.

@article{Hasselmann2008SymptomsOP,
  title={Symptoms of postpartum depression and early interruption of exclusive breastfeeding in the first two months of life.},
  author={Maria Helena Hasselmann and Guilherme Loureiro Werneck and Cl{\'a}udia Val{\'e}ria Cardim da Silva},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
  pages={S341-52}
}
This study evaluates the association between postpartum depression and interruption of exclusive breastfeeding in the first two months of life. Cohort study of 429 infants < or = 20 days of age to four primary health care units in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Interruption of exclusive breastfeeding (outcome) was defined as the introduction of water, other types of liquids, milk, or formulas or any food. Postpartum depression was assessed using the Edinburgh Post-Natal Depression Scale. Associations… CONTINUE READING
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