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Recent Study Finds Link Between Postpartum Depression And Low “Anti-Anxiety” Hormone Levels

A new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins shows a link between postpartum depression and low levels of allopregnanolone, a neuroactive steroid and byproduct of progesterone. Decreased levels of allopregnanolone in the cerebral spinal fluid has previously been linked … Continue reading

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Aetna Foundation Awards The Family League Of Baltimore A $50,000 Grant For Combating Postpartum Depression

The $50,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation will allow for an expansion of the B’More Fit program, a community-based fitness and nutrition program. The program will help both postpartum women and their families overcome the difficulties of postpartum depression.  

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