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Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression

Risk Factors

Postpartum depressive symptoms are associated with young maternal age, partner-related stress or physical abuse, traumatic or financial stress, tobacco use during pregnancy, and delivery of a low birth weight infant.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:


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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:48 MDT