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Risk of Depression High Among New Mothers With Breast Feeding Problems

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 21, 2011 at 11:27 PM Women Health News   - G J E 4
Breast feeding problems especially in the first two weeks following birth of the baby can enhance the risk of postpartum depression among new mothers.

Women who disliked breast feeding carried a 42% chance of postpartum depression compared to women who chose to breast feed.
 Risk of Depression High Among New Mothers With Breast Feeding Problems
Risk of Depression High Among New Mothers With Breast Feeding Problems
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This makes screening for depressive symptoms imperative for women with breast feeding problems.

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