Peripartum (Postpartum) Depression
Mary Kimmel, M.D., Jennifer Payne, M.D.
- Major depression with peripartum onset (includes postpartum depression)
- "Peripartum depression" refers to a major depressive episode that occurs during pregnancy or within 4 weeks following delivery.
- "Postpartum depression" refers to an episode of major depression that begins within the first 4 weeks after delivery.
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