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Postpartum depressive symptoms: the B-vitamin link.

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Objective This study examined longitudinal relationships between maternal red-cell folate status and dietary intakes of vitamins B(6), B(12) and folate before and during pregnancy and subsequent postpartum depressive symptoms.Study design and setting Within a cohort study of women aged 20-34 years (the Southampton Women's Survey) dietary data were obtained before pregnancy and at 11 and 34 weeks' gestation. Red-cell folate was measured before pregnancy and at 11 weeks' gestation. We derived r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Mental health in family medicine
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
5-13
Publication date:
2012-01-05
EISSN:
1756-8358
ISSN:
1756-834X
URN:
uuid:a16ec3d8-9f25-499e-b453-bdeee3365a1f
Source identifiers:
350971
Local pid:
pubs:350971

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