UNC center expands services for women suffering depression after childbirth

Raleigh News & Observer, October 22, 2008
The University of North Carolina Center for Women's Mood Disorders is opening a weekly outpatient clinic at Raleigh-based Rex Hospital for women with postpartum depression. Rex is part of the UNC Health Care System. In addition, on Nov. 3 a six-bed inpatient unit for women with the illness will open at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. The rooms will come equipped with gliders for rocking babies and breast pumps for nursing mothers. There will be space for extended visits with their children, therapy for the patient and her family, and help from lactation consultants and doctors.

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