Isabel Almeida

Researchers have found evidence of a potential link between patterns of changes in a key pregnancy hormone called placental corticotropin-releasing hormone and symptoms of postpartum depression. … “One in 5 women report experiencing elevated depressive symptoms within the year after giving birth,” says lead author Isabel F. Almeida, assistant professor of Chicano/Latino studies and director of the Latina Perinatal Health Lab at the University of California, Irvine.

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