Postpartum Depression Screening

you know it's interesting because we're at a point right now where there are many major screening efforts for postpartum depression some are statewide and mandated many hospitals are starting Universal screening for postpartum depression so my guess is that for most of us we're going to see more and more patients who have postpartum depression as screening efforts really kick off because you know as you know screening is just really the beginning of a process where we really have to make sure that any screening efforts that are going on are really accompanied by patients getting referrals and then successfully engaged in treatment and so we may get more and more referrals from our OB and primary care colleagues for women who are either pregnant or postpartum

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