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Postpartum depression common in developing countries

Postpartum depression common in developing countries

January 8, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Postpartum depression not only affects mothers but it could mean higher health risks for the baby – especially in low-income countries like Ghana where the condition isn’t well-recognized, University of Michigan Health System research shows. Efforts to reduce child mortality and improve infant growth, health, and nutritional

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Maternal depression is associated with significant sleep disturbance in infants

Maternal depression is associated with significant sleep disturbance in infants

May 7, 2009

Findings suggest that parents, especially ones with a history of depression, should pay close attention to the conditions they create for their infant’s sleep ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Babies born to depressed moms are likely to suffer from chaotic sleep patterns, which could predispose them to depression

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Mom’s mood, baby’s sleep: What’s the connection?

Mom’s mood, baby’s sleep: What’s the connection?

September 2, 2008

U-M sleep researchers find that babies born to moms with depression are more likely to have chaotic sleep patterns early on ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If there’s one thing that everyone knows about newborn babies, it’s that they don’t sleep through the night, and neither do their parents. But in fact,

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