New York Times reporter and author David Bornstein featured ACS client Every Child Succeeds in an October 16 blog post about addressing postpartum depression. Specifically, Bornstein highlighted Every Child Succeeds’ Moving Beyond Depression program, which trains therapists to treat depression in conjunction with home visitation. In a 2013 clinical trial, mothers participating in Moving Beyond Depression experienced significant improvements in depression, which makes them better able to focus on their infants. The model has now been adopted in at least four other states. The bottom line? Treating depression in women before, during and after pregnancy can improve outcomes for both mother and baby.
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