The Impact of Maternity Leave on Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders 

Authors

  • Justine Balousek Elmhurst College
  • Itzel Munoz Elmhurst College
  • Jeanne Burda Elmhurst College

Keywords:

Maternity, Maternity Leave, Postpartum mood, anxiety disorders

Abstract

In the past, it was unknown whether maternity leave and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders were linked.  After reviewing national surveys and research studies, a direct relationship has been found. The length of maternity leave has been found to impact the mental health of a postpartum mother. 

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Published

2021-01-31

How to Cite

Balousek, J., Munoz, I., & Burda, J. (2021). The Impact of Maternity Leave on Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders . Journal of Student Research. Retrieved from https://www.jsr.org/index.php/path/article/view/1260