Inside Your Health: Post-partum depression

Inside Your Health: Postpartum Depression

Dr. Archelle Georgiou discusses postpartum depression in this week's Inside Your Health segment.

One in seven moms experiences post-partum depression, according to health expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou.

A new study shows women who developed depression while taking birth control pills are at a higher risk for developing post-partum.

The study, which was published in the Journal of American Medical Association, noted that “women with a history of depression associated with hormonal contraceptives had a higher risk of developing a depressive episode during pregnancy and after childbirth compared with women with a history of depression not associated with hormonal contraceptives.”

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