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Perinatal Depression

Depression is very common, especially in women of reproductive age. Perinatal depression affects as many as one in seven women. It includes major and minor depression episodes that occur during pregnancy and the postpartum period. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that all pregnant women be screened at least once during the perinatal period. Identification of perinatal depression is important because untreated perinatal depression and other mood disorders can have devastating effects on women, infants, and [...]

Texas Children’s Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer Named ACOG President-Elect

Houston—Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for Obstetrics and Gynecology for Texas Children’s Health Plan and Medical Director for The Center for Children and Women, has been selected President-elect of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists to serve the May 2017-May 2018 term. She will take office at the Executive Board Meeting on May 9, 2017. Hollier is also a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Division of Women’s Health Policy at Baylor College of [...]