The State of Care for Perinatal and Postpartum Depression

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Nearly one in seven people who give birth experience postpartum depression. In this podcast episode, physicians discuss the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment of both prenatal and postpartum depression.

“Right now, there’s only one PPD medication, called brexanolone, currently approved by the FDA. While it’s known to be extremely effective, access is very limited.”