What Is Postpartum Depression?

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  • When to Call the Doctor
  • Prevention
  • How Many Women Have Post-Partum Depression?
  • Jill Scott Describes Post Pregnancy Stress
  • Jennifer Lopez Says She Had the Baby Blues
  • Resources to Call
  • What Is Postpartum Depression?
  • Not the Baby Blues
  • Extreme Cases of Post-Partum Depression
  • Symptons
  • The Causes
  • How Is It Treated?

How Many Women Have Postpartum Depression?

Northwestern University Medicine this year screened 10,000 women after their pregnancies and found that 14 percent of them had postpartum depression. Of the women who had tested positive for depression, 30 percent of them had been experiencing depression prior to pregnancy, 40 percent post-pregnancy and 30 percent during pregnancy. (Photo: Image Source / Getty Images)

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