Could there be a link between Emergency Caesareans and Postnatal Depression?

Dr Valentina Tonei discusses her research into the increased risk of postnatal depression in new mothers who undergo emergency caesareans. Becoming a mother, especially for the first time, has its challenges – and it starts with giving birth. From woman to woman, the birth experience can vary tremendously – and one of the most important …

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A family affair: how close relatives can push new mums to work longer

Emma Tominey (York), on her research with Cheti Nicoletti (York) and Kjell Salvanes (NHH). How much should new mothers work? It turns out the example set within families and friendship groups has a major role in deciding the hours women will consider after returning from maternity leave. Policy makers should take note. We are all …

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