Postpartum women taking a drospirenone-only contraceptive pill experienced a decrease in depressive symptoms.
Using Predictive Modeling to Examine IV Ketamine and Esketamine for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression
Intravenous ketamine or esketamine given at the time of cesarean delivery reduced risk for postpartum depression; predictive models are needed to determine which women are most likely to benefit from this intervention.
Addressing sleep problems may be an important component of suicide prevention efforts, as improving sleep quality and duration may help to reduce the risk of suicide in perinatal population.
Evidence suggests that sleep disturbance during pregnancy is associated with higher risk of perinatal depression, especially during the third trimester.
This very helpful list from Wendy Davis, PhD, Executive Director of Postpartum Support International, describes what the various emergency services can provide.
Peer support interventions can reduce the incidence of postpartum depression and the severity of depressive symptoms.
Depression and anxiety are prevalent among women who have experienced a stillbirth, especially those reporting inadequate paternal support