One In Seven Women Experience Depression During Pregnancy Or Within A Year Of Delivery

The Chicago Tribune (8/6, Bowen) reports in a 1,700-word article that there are “many women who suffer depression and anxiety while pregnant.” According to the Tribune, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) “estimates one in seven women experience depression during pregnancy or within 12 months of delivery.” However, “fewer than 20 percent of women diagnosed during postpartum had self-reported symptoms, according to” ACOG. In a May report, ACOG “advised that women be gauged for depression at least once.”

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— “Depression Doesn’t Always Wait Until the Baby Comes,” Bowen, Chicago Tribune, August 6, 2015.

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