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Half of new mothers receive opioids – and thousands are still filling prescriptions years later

Tens of thousands of new mothers get hooked on opioids every year, study finds Around 2 percent of the 3.9 million women who give birth every year get hooked on opioids  That amounts to 78,000 women, according to a new University of Michigan study The researchers found little difference between prescriptions for C-sections and vaginal… Read More »

Increased Identification of Women with Perinatal Depression, But Still Room for Improvement

Over the last decade, public awareness of the mental health challenges women face has grown tremendously, and we can say with certainty that we have succeeded in putting this important topic firmly on the medical map.  Still, the field of women’s mental health faces important challenges. How can we best serve women and the clinicians… Read More »