Screening for Perinatal Depression

Screening for Perinatal Depression

Depression is the leading cause of disease‐related disability among women. In particular, women of childbearing age are at high risk for major depression. Pregnancy and new motherhood may increase the risk of depressive episodes. Depression during the perinatal period can have devastating consequences, not only for the women experiencing it but also for the women’s […]

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Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy: Clinical Considerations and Recommendations

Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy: Clinical Considerations and Recommendations

Over the past many years there has been a rapid expansion of knowledge regarding thyroid disease and pregnancy. These advances relate to the optimal management of pregnant women on levothyroxine therapy, the impact of iodine deficiency on the mother and developing fetus, the adverse effect of maternal hypothyroidism on mental development in their infants, the […]

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