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Postpartum Depression Care the Focus of New NPR Report

  Postpartum Depression: How Are We Doing? I just came across an insightful story by NPR's Rhitu Chatterjee, who reveals the state of the fight in America against a mental illness found in 1 in 7 pregnant or postpartum women, depression. The story takes you through one women's journey through postpartum depression, taking a deep dive into the diagnosis and treatment of postpartum depression, nationally.  Key Takeaways: Speak Up - Honesty with your partner, and trusting your gut feeling are two key reasons why this story had a happy ending.  Ask Questions - It never hurts to ask questions. With so much at stake, you owe it to yourself and your family to get the most out of what medical coverage you're fortunate...

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