ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)



Author(s): Suhair M Hassoon, Muna A Kadhum Zeidan* and Shatha Ahmed MA

Objective: To reveal the fear depression during pregnancy and post birth child and its association with socio demographic characteristics.

Methods: A prospective, non-randomized, pre-post intervention study of 149 women during pregnancy and in the wake of the birth of a child in Baghdad governorate from 15th September 2019 to 1st march 2020.

Results: The result revealed that the mean age of the subjects was 25.09 ± 7.00 years, and the 69.1% were workers, and there was associations were determined between the risk of depression and low education level, workers women, history of psychiatric, history of abortion, occupation and abortion history are significant in terms of antenatal depression (p<0.05).

Conclusion: There was association risk of depression consistent with the EPDS in women period of being pregnant. And this was related to many socio demographic variables. This reveals the want for pregnant women to even be evaluated employing a holistic approach involving condition as well as socio demographic and medication characteristics once undergoing medical analysis.