HEALTH MATTERS: Detecting women at risk for postpartum mood disorders
Wendy K. McDowell RN, BSN

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Nursing2014
March 2008 
Volume 38  Number 3
Pages 57 - 58
 
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ABSTRACT
McDowell, Wendy K. RN, BSN

Wendy K. McDowell is a postpartum depression resource nurse for WellSpan Health at York and Gettysburg Hospitals in Pennsylvania.

MANY THINK of the postpartum period as a happy, wonderful time. Unfortunately, that isn't the case for 10% to 20% of new mothers who are diagnosed with a postpartum mood disorder (PMD). 1

In this article, after telling you about the disorders and current screening methods, I'll describe the proactive approach we took at York (Pa.) Hospital to identify women at risk for a PMD and then get them help.

Not just the blues

Not to be confused with the postpartum blues, ...

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