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Postpartum depression, Maternal-newborn attachment, Case study, Nursing



  1. Zauderer, Cheryl R. MS, CNM, RN, NPP


This article presents a case study of a new mother experiencing postpartum depression and altered attachment with her newborn. Theories related to postpartum depression and maternal-newborn attachment are reviewed, and evidenced-based strategies for care are discussed in the context of the case.