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Diabetes ups postpartum depression

Discussion in 'Diabetes in Pregnancy' started by TonyCap, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. TonyCap

    TonyCap Approved members

    Mar 28, 2008
    Interesting. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, post-partum depression is more frequent among mothers who already had diabetes and those who developed it during pregnancy.

    For more check out:

    Association Between Diabetes and Perinatal Depression Among Low-Income Mothers

  2. kassie

    kassie Approved members

    Dec 19, 2008
    This didn't surprise me. We all know the diabetes/depression risks. Women who have medically intense pregnancies are at higher risk for post-partum depression. I always felt that the post-partum period was more challenging than the pregnancy as far as my diabetes control was concerned. I'm glad they looked at this!

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