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OB-GYNs debunk 16 postpartum myths

High-risk obstetricians Laura Riley and Dena Goffman debunk 16 myths about postpartum. They talk about breastfeeding, C-sections, and body changes.
OB-GYNs debunk 16 postpartum myths
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Yes, men can get postpartum depression — here’s how to get help

Men can get postpartum depression, even though it’s more commonly associated with women. Research has found that about 4% to 25% of new fathers experience postpartum depression after their child’s birth, and it’s 2.5 times more likely if their partner also has it. Here’s how to know if men have […]
Yes, men can get postpartum depression — here’s how to get help
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Finland just gave both parents 7 months of parental leave. Here’s why it could drastically reduce postpartum depression in the country.

Finland’s government, led by 34-year-old Prime Minister Sanna Marin, just approved a new policy that gives both parents seven months of leave after childbirth. The policy could positively impact new mothers. Women’s physical and mental health benefits with another partner at home after a child is born, research suggests. In […]
Finland just gave both parents 7 months of parental leave. Here’s why it could drastically reduce postpartum depression in the country.