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postpartum

[pōs′pärd·əm]
(medicine)
Following childbirth.
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Postpartum depression contributes to poor maternal health and has negative effects on a child's development.
Mothers with postpartum depression experience feelings of sadness, irritability, and anxiety, as well as isolation from their loved ones (including their new baby) and exhaustion.
Because both clinicians and patients may not be aware of the effects of childbirth on women with OCD, postpartum OCD may go underdiagnosed or be misdiagnosed as major depressive disorder (MDD) or an anxiety disorder.
She doesn't have a history of postpartum depression in prior pregnancies, and a depression screening at her postpartum visit 2 months ago was negative.
What must general psychiatrists know about perinatal and postpartum psychiatric disorders?
(1,2) Although the outcomes with postpartum iron deficiency anemia are more difficult to study, this condition is associated with increased risk of maternal fatigue and depression, and it is often overlooked as a significant issue during the postpartum period.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has provided some loose guidelines for pregnant and postpartum women.
Result: After the 3-month follow-up, the results revealed positive effects of the Self-EAR program on postpartum blues scores (p-value=0.002) and serum allopregnanolone concertation (pvalue=0.001).
Conclusion: This study concluded that success rate (stoppage of bleeding within 15 minutes) of B Lynch suture is better as compared to intrauterine balloon tamponade in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage and should be used as first line procedure in controlling severe PPH.
Conclusion: Women should be monitored for their body mass index and weight in the postpartum period and during pregnancy.