Postpartum

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.

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.

Editor-in-chief’s message | April 2021

Because information about Covid-19 continues to evolve, we find ourselves as healthcare providers regularly needing to digest new evidence regarding transmission, variants, vaccinations, and preventive measures.

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.