NASHVILLE — The mental health needs of pregnant women are not always addressed by the medical community, according to data presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

“Postpartum depression is a recognized public health issue. … However, less is known about antepartum depression in women, especially those hospitalized during their pregnancies,” Alexandra I. Goodwin, a MD candidate at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote.

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