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First Genetic Markers That Predict Postpartum Depression 0

First Genetic Markers That Predict Postpartum Depression

By  May 21, 2013

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Researchers say that a blood test may soon identify which pregnant women are at highest risk of developing postpartum depression, so they can seek treatment that could control their symptoms.

Read more at Time

As with all genetic testing we need to approach this with caution and thought. It would be tragic if a mother thought she could have PPD from the beginning instead of being educated with her family on what to look out for.

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