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|Titre :||Correlation of Infant Gender with Postpartum Maternal and Paternal Depression and Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates (2017)|
|Auteurs :||Kanika Goyal, Auteur ; Pragati Purbiya, Auteur ; Sandeep N. Lal, Auteur|
|Type de document :||Article : texte imprimé|
|Dans :||Breastfeeding Medicine (Vol. 12, n°5, Juin 2017)|
|Article en page(s) :||pp. 279-282|
"Introduction: Male bias in India has resulted in an altered sex ratio. It also results in maternal postpartum depression (PPD) and lower breastfeeding rates. We studied depression among fathers in this context.
Methods: Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (EPDS) questionnaire was administered to 479 parents separately. Breastfeeding on day 7 was determined.
Results: Depression was significantly higher in fathers of girls. Mean EPDS score was 5.86 ± 4.98 versus 2.5 ± 2.64 (p
Conclusion: Paternal depression correlates closely with maternal PPD and low exclusive breastfeeding of girls. Breastfeeding has implications for survival of girls. Efforts are needed to support the parents of girl children with PPD and such support must extend to fathers to improve survival." [Résumé de l'auteur]