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Postpartum depression treatment and prevention, with guest Seetha Ramanathan, MD, on Upstate's "The Informed Patient" podcast

New mothers can get emotional support from therapy, drugs, their community

Postpartum depression is fairly common, and treatable through new and existing drugs as well as psychiatric therapy. Describing how new mothers can be and are being helped by these treatments, and the roles societal attitudes and other people play, is Seetha Ramanathan, MD, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and the director of the Women’s Mental Health program at Upstate.