Therapy can help postpartum depression

For many pregnant women, the joy of childbirth can be followed by weeks or months of a negative mood that can adversely affect the mother and her relationships with her newborn and partner.

Dr. Roseanne Clark, a psychologist and associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, says up to 80 percent of women suffer from what are called “postpartum blues” caused by lack of sleep, fluctuations in hormone levels and o...

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