Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment
The birth of a child is generally a joyous occasion. Many new moms are thrilled that so many precious moments are yet to come. Milestones like walking and talking, birthdays and graduations and family fun. But, for some mothers, the moments and days and weeks after giving birth aren’t always filled with joy. In fact, five to ten percent of all women who give birth suffer from postpartum depression.
NYMC Faculty: Stephen J. Ferrando, M.D., professor of psychiatry & behavioral sciences