Postpartum depression is one of the most common disorders of the peripartum period and has significant adverse effects on the…
Debate Over Use of Blood Thinners After C-Sections
There’s sharp debate about whether the wide use of heparin to prevent clots in mothers after a C-section is effective, worth the cost and safe, since it carries the risk of bleeding.
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Implications for WHNPs and Midwives
In the US, the incidence of PPCM is rising, possibly due to advanced maternal age, an increased rate of multifetal pregnancies secondary to modern fertility techniques, and increased recognition and awareness of the disease.
1 in 3 Had Postpartum Depression During Early Covid
One in three mothers experienced postpartum depression during the early stages of the Covid pandemic and one in five screened positive for major depressive symptoms.