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Risk of Postpartum Depression in the Early Postnatal Period

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.033
Synopsis: 
Postpartum depression is an important health problem because of its negative impact on the family. Our study evidences that the risk factors for postpartum depression were onset of labour, type of delivery, reasons for not having epidural anaesthesia, and parity. Knowing this kind of data can help us to better understand and improve the prognosis of our patients.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Postpartum depression is an important health problem because of its negative impact on the family. The objective of this study was to ascertain the risk of depression in new mothers who had recently given birth in public university hospitals in Granada and to identify the factors that most contributed to the onset of postpartum depression.

Accepted: 
22 Apr, 2016
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e-Published: 28 Apr, 2016

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Modifications in Sexual Behaviour during Pregnancy and Postpartum. Related Factors

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.326
Pages: 
622–27
Synopsis: 
Sexuality progressively declines during pregnancy and postpartum in relation to factors such as age, marital status and parity, which must be considered for a comprehensive assessment of the woman.

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Accepted: 
24 Aug, 2015
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e-Published: 10 Mar, 2016
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