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Dietary supplements for preventing postnatal depression

  1. Brendan J Miller1,*,
  2. Linda Murray2,
  3. Michael M Beckmann3,
  4. Terrence Kent4,
  5. Bonnie Macfarlane3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 24 OCT 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 4 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009104.pub2


How to Cite

Miller BJ, Murray L, Beckmann MM, Kent T, Macfarlane B. Dietary supplements for preventing postnatal depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD009104. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009104.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Flinders Medical Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Tasmania, School of Medicine, Hobart, Australia

  3. 3

    Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    Raceview Surgery, Raceview, Queensland, Australia

*Brendan J Miller, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, South Australia, 5042, Australia. brendan_miller@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 24 OCT 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Selenium versus placebo, Outcome 1 EPDS score.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 EPA versus placebo, Outcome 1 Beck Depression Inventory Score.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 EPA versus placebo, Outcome 2 Presence of Major Depressive Disorder.
[Analysis 2.3]
Analysis 2.3. Comparison 2 EPA versus placebo, Outcome 3 Started antidepressant.
[Analysis 2.4]
Analysis 2.4. Comparison 2 EPA versus placebo, Outcome 4 Maternal estimated blood loss (ml).
[Analysis 2.5]
Analysis 2.5. Comparison 2 EPA versus placebo, Outcome 5 NICU admission of neonate.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 DHA versus placebo, Outcome 1 Beck Depression Inventory Score.
[Analysis 3.2]
Analysis 3.2. Comparison 3 DHA versus placebo, Outcome 2 Presence of Major Depressive Disorder.
[Analysis 3.3]
Analysis 3.3. Comparison 3 DHA versus placebo, Outcome 3 Started antidepressant.
[Analysis 3.4]
Analysis 3.4. Comparison 3 DHA versus placebo, Outcome 4 Maternal estimated blood loss (ml).
[Analysis 3.5]
Analysis 3.5. Comparison 3 DHA versus placebo, Outcome 5 NICU admission of neonate.
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 EPA versus DHA, Outcome 1 Beck Depression Inventory Score.
[Analysis 4.2]
Analysis 4.2. Comparison 4 EPA versus DHA, Outcome 2 Presence of Major Depressive Disorder.
[Analysis 4.3]
Analysis 4.3. Comparison 4 EPA versus DHA, Outcome 3 Started antidepressant.
[Analysis 4.4]
Analysis 4.4. Comparison 4 EPA versus DHA, Outcome 4 Maternal estimated blood loss (ml).
[Analysis 4.5]
Analysis 4.5. Comparison 4 EPA versus DHA, Outcome 5 NICU admission of neonate.