Maternal PPD

Around 40% of mothers are affects by maternal depression, but screenings by care providers are not being performed often enough, found a recent in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. The researchers found that less than half of pediatricians routinely screen mothers for postpartum depression. The study’s survey of 321 general practice pediatricians in 2013 did,[…]

Migraines Could Indicate Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Having a severe headache during pregnancy may mean more than having to lie down and pop a few painkillers. Migraines have been linked to several pregnancy complications in a recent study, but the study is fairly small. The researchers examined 90 pregnant women who had migraines, nearly a third of whom had a migraine lasting[…]