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Department of Psychiatry; Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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News Article


Maternal and Child Health | Mental and Social Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology | Women's Health


One in seven women experience depression during pregnancy and after they give birth. This article explains how a model the authors created in Massachusetts to ensure that women with depression get the help they need is being implemented in other states.


depression, pregnancy, pregnant women, postpartum, mental health, motherhood, obstetrics, babies, Massachusetts, MCPAP for Moms

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Originally published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives license in The Conversation at


The Conversation. June 6, 2018. Link to article on publisher's website

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The Conversation

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Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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