Contact: Kelly Blake
University of Maryland
Caption: Dr. Rada K. Dagher, assistant professor in the University of Maryland School of Public Health, led a study which found that women who return to work sooner than six months after childbirth have an increased risk of postpartum depressive symptoms. The study is published in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law.
Credit: Rada K. Dagher
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