Maternal depression

Yoga shown to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding

Yoga shown to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding

August 8, 2012

  It’s no secret that pregnancy hormones can dampen moods, but for some expectant moms, it’s much worse: 1 in 5 experience major depression. Now, new research shows that an age-old recommended stress-buster may actually work for this group of women:

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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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