Depression Screenings for Women During and After Pregnancy

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An influential government-appointed panel of health experts has specifically called for depression screenings for women during pregnancy and after giving birth. Between eleven and twenty percent of women struggle with depression during this time in their lives.

In their weekly discussion, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss what effect these recommendations could have.

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