Last updated on March 2020

Maternal Mental Health


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Postpartum depression | Post-Partum Depression
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age greater than or equal to 18 years old.
  2. Mothers of infants 365 days of age admitted to the acute care floors at Texas Children's Hospital Medical Center Campus and their infant based on date of birth in Epic.
  3. English or Spanish speaking mother.
  4. Willing and able to provide informed consent.
  5. Mothers with Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) score more than or equal to 10
  6. Ability to complete study protocol.

NOTE: Inclusion item # 3 is as per their choice for bilingual mothers.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Mother and infant(s) reside outside 50-mile radius of Texas Children's Hospital Medical Center Campus based on address on demographic form.
  2. Mother is not the primary caregiver of infant(s) confirmed at time of informed consent.
  3. Enrollment in this study during previous hospitalization based on duplicate identified in database.
  4. Currently under care of psychiatrist or psychologist as reported in screening questionnaire.

NOTE: Exclusion item #2 is self-reported by the mothers at the time of screening for eligibility for the study.

Recruitment Status: Open


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