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Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 30, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

What’s worse? Prenatal exposure to antidepressant medications or exposure to maternal depression?  Hutchison and colleagues observe that worse executive functioning was observed in the 6-year-old children of mothers with higher levels of depressive symptoms.  Prenatal exposure to SSRIs did not have any significant impact on executive functioning. Ruta Nonacs, MD PhD   A 6-year longitudinal… Read More »

Nurses struggle with burnout, harassment and mental health issues, study finds

Burnout, overwork and harassment continuing to affect nurses and impact patient care in 2018, due in large part to the national nurse shortage, finds a new study from travel nurse staffing provider RNnetwork. According to the study, 49 percent of all respondents have considered leaving nursing in the past two years, a number that has… Read More »

Breastfeeding key for infant's physical, mental development

All physicians advise that babies should be breastfed for at least the first six months of their lives for better mental and physical development thanks to the vitamins and proteins that mother’s milk contains. Breastfeeding also creates an irreplacable connection between the baby and the mother The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that babies should… Read More »