Diet and Post-Partum Mental Health

The CNP Diet and Post-Partum Mental Health Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and post-partum maternal mental health. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2020

Association of maternal depression with diet: A systematic review

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2019

Systematic review of the association between dietary patterns and perinatal anxiety and depression

Original

2015

Association of prepregnancy dietary patterns and anxiety symptoms from midpregnancy to early postpartum in a prospective cohort of Brazilian women

Original

2020

Maternal postpartum diet and postpartum depression: A systematic review

Original

2020

Prenatal depression and diet quality during pregnancy

Original

2018

Prospective associations of maternal dietary patterns and postpartum mental health in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort: The Growing up in Singapore towards Healthy Outcomes (GUSTO) study

Original

2020

Association between dietary patterns during the third trimester and the risk of postpartum depression in China

Original

2011

Dietary patterns during pregnancy and the risk of postpartum depression: the mother-child 'Rhea' cohort in Crete, Greece

Original

2014

Prepregnancy healthy dietary pattern is inversely associated with depressive symptoms among pregnant Brazilian women

Original

2014

Postpartum depression on the neonatal intensive care unit: current perspectives

Original

2017

Antenatal dietary patterns and depressive symptoms during pregnancy and early post-partum

Original

2021

Postpartum depression among neonatal intensive care unit mothers and its relation to postpartum dietary intake: a review

Original

2021

Nutritional deficiencies and maternal depression: associations and interventions in lower and middle-income countries: a systematic review of literature

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