• A New Postpartum Depression Drug Could Lead to a Revolution in Treating Women's Mental Health Issues

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    About one in seven women who give birth in the U.S. experience postpartum depression-a condition that can leave them exhausted, make it difficult for them to bond with their babies, and even generate thoughts of suicide. Left untreated, the condition can become chronic and interfere with the development of suffering mothers' babies. It also takes a toll on society at large; untreated maternal mental health conditions cost the U.S. more than $14 billion a year, according to a 2019 study from Mathematica, a social policy research firm. Despite this, many women struggling with postpartum...
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