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Sleep, support essential in treating postpartum depression

September 19, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — Getting adequate amounts of sleep and receiving good social support are major factors in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression and major depressive episodes, according to a presentation at Psych Congress.

For many women, the postpartum period is a very vulnerable window of time, making mood disorders and anxiety common after childbirth, Marlene P. Freeman, MD, of Harvard Medical School, said during her presentation.

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Antibiotics reduce post-pregnancy infections in women with pre-pregnancy obesity

September 19, 2017
Among women who were obese before undergoing cesarean delivery, those who received cephalexin and metronidazole for 48 hours after delivery had fewer surgical site…
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Post-cesarean cephalexin, metronidazole reduce SSIs in women with obesity

September 19, 2017
Women with obesity who received a 48-hour course of cephalexin and metronidazole after undergoing cesarean delivery experienced reduced rates of surgical site
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FDA approves Solosec oral granules for treatment of bacterial vaginosis

September 18, 2017
Symbiomix Therapeutics announced today that the FDA has approved Solosec 2-g oral granules as the first single-dose oral treatment option for adult women with bacterial…
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Domestic Violence 3 Hour: Focus on Child Abuse

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VIDEO: Recognizing and managing depression in pregnant women can begin in primary care

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