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Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)

Postpartum, Screening tools

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)

The EPDS was designed to identify women who may have postpartum depression. At Naturopathic Pediatrics we recommend screening mothers at their child’s 2 month and 6 month visits, with additional screenings for women who scored 8 or higher at 4 month and 12 month visits. Probable postpartum depression is 10 and higher.

 

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Erika Krumbeck

Erika Krumbeck, ND is founder of NaturopathicPediatrics.com and the owner of Montana Whole Health, a naturopathic clinic in Missoula, Montana. She received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University and is a licensed physician in the state of Montana. Dr. Krumbeck is one of few physicians specializing in the treatment of chronic health conditions in children. 

Dr. Krumbeck likes to practice her own healthy lifestyle with her wonderful husband Jason, a physical therapist, and their children Annika and Leopold. 

She is a professional member of the Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians.