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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Virginia
Dr. Ann Lenox Kellams, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics and medical director of the newborn nursery at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, is an expert in newborn care and breastfeeding. Kellams teaches pediatric clinical skills to students and residents and authored the Newborn Nursery Resident and Student Curriculum and Orientation Manual for UVA Children’s Hospital. Kellams serves her surrounding community by being a mentor for the African American Student Mentorship Program, by serving on the Virginia Breastfeeding Advisory Committee and by hosting various community education workshops on newborn and infant care. She received the Outstanding Graduate Designation from her alma mater, the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
What are the symptoms of postpartum depression?
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Ann Kellams lists the symptoms of postpartum depression.
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Host: What are the symptoms of post partum depression?
Dr. Ann Kellams: So generally, it's not just the blues but it's actual, "I can't get up and do things.
" It's a sense of hopeless or "I don't care" or "I can't" or just this difficulty in moving that's lasting more than the first week or so after the baby comes.