Having a Boy Puts You at Possible Risk for Postpartum Depression, Study Says

Researchers believe that there is a link between having a boy and subsequent PPD symptoms.

By Sarah Bradley, November 14, 2018

new study by a pair of UK researchers has linked an increased risk of postpartum depression (PPD) to women who had male babies, finding that the odds of developing PPD were 71-79% higher for women who gave birth to boys as opposed to girls. It also found that birth complications during labor and delivery increased the risk of PPD by 174% (compared with births that had no complications).

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