Progression of antepartum depression differs by level of perceived social support and food insecurity

Authors: Barnabas Natamba; Francoise Vermeylen; Rebecca Joyce Stoltzfus; Jeffrey Griffiths Publisher: FASEB

Antepartum depression (AD) is a risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes and may be worsened by food insecurity (FI) and lack of social support (SS). We studied the progression of AD from mid gestation to term and examined whether such progression differed by measures of SS and longitudinal measures of FI