Pre-pregnancy depressive mood raises premature birth risk

06/26/2009 | Reuters

A U.S. study found that black and white women who had symptoms of depression before becoming pregnant had a higher risk of premature birth, and black women had twice the risk of white women. Researchers said the increased risk for black women may be due in part to a higher prevalence of pre-pregnancy depression and other health risk factors.

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