Latinas and postpartum depression: Role of partner relationship, additional children, and breastfeeding

Silva Hassert, Sharon Kurpius

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Breastfeeding, additional children, and partner relationship predicted postpartum depression among 59 Latinas who had an infant who was 6 months old or younger. The most powerful predictor was conflict with partner. Counselors working with Latinas experiencing postpartum depression should explore the partner relationship, particularly relationship conflict.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-100
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Applied Psychology

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