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Understanding Postpartum Depression among African American Women

Wednesday, 2/17/2016

In honor of Black History month and our continued desire to reach women of all backgrounds, The Indianapolis Recorder posted an article last year on promoting a greater awareness about postpartum depression among the African American community as the exact percentage of women impacted by PPD is unknown.  What is known is 40% of African American women experience depression after giving birth.  There are many risk factors among this population that could lead to a greater risk of PPD as well as how it can also impact the baby.  The article offers great insight into the African American community and what can be done to treat this community.  Click on the link for the full article http://www.indianapolisrecorder.com/health/article_137ee946-6e9d-11e5-a5f8-2717ece9280a.html

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