Maternal expectations and postpartum emotional adjustment in first-time mothers: results of a questionnaire survey
Several predictors of postpartum mood have been identified in the literature, but the role of maternal expectations in postpartum mental health remains unclear. The aim of this study was to identify whether maternal expectations during the postpartum hospital stay predict adjustment and depressive symptoms at 6 weeks postpartum.
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Henshaw, E., J., et al. (2014). Maternal expectations and postpartum emotional adjustment in first-time mothers: results of a questionnaire survey. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 35(3). http://doi.org/10.3109/0167482x.2014.937802