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Hair cortisol levels predict which mothers are more likely to suffer postpartum depression

06:10 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Science Daily

Hair cortisol levels, which is a steroid hormone secreted as a response to stress, are higher in the first and third trimesters of pregnancy for those women that will later suffer postpartum depression, new research indicates.

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