• Risk for depression, anxiety after stillbirth higher with lack of paternal support

    3 days ago - By Healio

    A perceived lack of paternal support following a stillbirth increased mothers' odds of developing depression or anxiety, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “At the height of the COVID pandemic, our hospital's visitation policy prevented partners from attending in-person prenatal visits or obstetric ultrasounds,” Adam K. Lewkowitz, MD, MPHS, an assistant professor in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, told Healio. “Viewing patients alone in their examination room or ultrasound suites was a
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