While pregnancy and birth can be a time of joy for many women, new research shows 60 to 80-percent of mothers experience some form of sadness after giving birth. One in 10 experience serious postpartum depression.
In today's Ask the Doctor, we have Dr. Zachary Stowe
, medical director of the Women’s Mental Health Program at the Psychiatric Research Institute at UAMS.
Dr. Stowe will be the featured speaker at a UAMS luncheon today from 11:30 to 1 p.m. It's part of the Psychiatric Research Institute’s “Beautiful Minds”
Dr. Stowe will be discussing “Women’s Mental Health During Pregnancy – Preconception Through Postpartum.”