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Postpartum Perceived Stress Predicts Depressive Symptoms for Two Years after Birth, Study Finds

Jul 6, 2020

Women with higher levels of postpartum perceived stress were more likely to report depressive symptoms six months later, and that relationship persisted for 24 months after giving birth. These are among the findings of a study selected as the Editor’s Choice for the July/August issue of Women’s…

Intervention program targets gestational weight gain

Jun 26, 2018

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy can have major health impacts for both mother and baby. Penn State researchers are evaluating an intervention program for women who need help managing their weight during pregnancy. Danielle Symons Downs, professor of kinesiology, and obstetrics and…