Tag Archives: Postpartum

Young Black mother dies after seeking postpartum help at NY hospital

Loading the player… Denise Williams, a 29-year-old Black mother of two, went to Queens Hospital Center in August seeking treatment for postpartum depression. Just 48 hours later, Williams’ family learned she had died — but why still isn’t clear. Family, friends, and advocates demanded answers Tuesday from the city-run hospital, where more than a dozen… Read More »

In Brief: Postpartum Depression Common in COVID-Positive Women Separated from Their Newborns

In Brief: Postpartum Depression Common in COVID-Positive Women Separated from Their Newborns Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended temporarily separating newborns from mothers who tested positive for COVID-19 immediately after delivery. In a retrospective cohort study of 224 new mothers delivering at a New York hospital between March 18… Read More »