Nutrients and Postpartum Mental Health

The CNP Nutrients and Postpartum Mental Health Research Category consolidates research exploring the relationship between nutrients and postpartum 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

The efficacy and safety of omega-3 fatty acids on depressive symptoms in perinatal women: a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials

Original

2017

Micronutrient dietary intake in Latina pregnant adolescents and Its association with level of depression, stress, and social support

Original

2017

Nutrients and perinatal depression: a systematic review

Original

2018

Vitamin D deficiency and antenatal and postpartum depression: A systematic review

Original

2019

Anaemia and depletion of iron stores as risk factors for postpartum depression: a literature review

Original

2017

The role of diet and nutritional supplementation in perinatal depression: a systematic review

Original

2018

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in prevention and treatment of maternal depression: Putative mechanism and recommendations

Original

2019

Imbalance between omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in early pregnancy Is predictive of postpartum depression in a Belgian cohort

Original

2020

Omega-3 fatty acids in pregnancy-the case for a target omega-3 index

Original

2020

Risk factors for postpartum depression: An evidence-based systematic review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Original