A Personal Message: Postpartum Depression is real and affects the entire family.
Discoveries are sometimes serendipitous. At other times, they build on observation and experience. The discovery of penicillin is among the first, and the discovery of Covid-19 is among the latter. The Moderna vaccine for Covid was produced over a weekend, building on 20 years of research.
I have lived long enough, and I have been a doctor long enough to see both the serendipity and the painstaking observation that brings discovery. Starting in 1967, as an obstetrician, I delivered hundreds of babies, and saw enough depressed mothers to know that postpartum depression (PPD) was both real and devastating. Mothers who had an aversion to their babies, or worse, wanted to kill them or themselves.
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