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August 2015 Vol. 3 No. 3

Author: Ilana L. Farb, APRN, DNP, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC and Diane M. Schadewald, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC

Postpartum depression (PPD), which affects about 14% of mothers in the United States, 1 can occur at any time throughout the first year after giving birth. Screening for PPD usually occurs only at the 6-week visit to the mother’s obstetric healthcare provider (HCP), resulting in missed opportunities to . . .

By Ilana L. Farb, APRN, DNP, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC and Diane M. Schadewald, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC
Postpartum depression (PPD), which affects about 14% of mothers in the United States,1 can occur at any time throughout the first year after giving birth. Screening for PPD . . .