Higher postpartum depression risk seen with unintended pregnancy

05/8/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Unintended pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of postpartum depression at three and twelve months after birth, according to a study in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The results suggest that clinicians assess pregnancy intention during prenatal visits and provide support during and after pregnancy, the authors wrote.

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