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Maternity Blues; Detection and Measurement by Questionnaire.
Maternity Blues and Symptoms of Puerperal Depression Four weeks after Child Birth: A Comparative Study.
Most of the studies on the occurrence of maternity blues are based on Western cultures, hence their relevance for Pakistani women is not known.
So far there is no published research available on maternity blues in Pakistani women.
The study aims at (i) measuring the occurrence of maternity blues in Pakistani mothers; (2) determining the relationship between maternity blues and puerperal depression.
Morsbach and Gordon's Maternity Blues Questionnaire (MBQ)(1984) was used to determine the intensity of maternity blues.