Baby’s Sleeping Pattern is Related to Postpartum Depression, Study Says

Based on the results of one study, it is suggested that infant sleep patterns and maternal fatigue are strongly associated with depressive symptoms in the postpartum period.

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM


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1: "Relationships Among Infant Sleep Patterns, Maternal Fatigue, And Development Of Depressive Symptomatology," Birth, 2005, by CL Dennis, L Ross. (Citations: 211).

ABSTRACT: Background: Postpartum depression is a serious condition for women after childbirth. Although its etiology is unclear, one potentially important predictive variable that has received little attention is maternal sleep deprivation. The objective of this study was ...



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