More than half of all infants living in poverty have a mother suffering from depression. Urban Institute Fellow Olivia Golden discusses the dangers and developmental risks these babies and toddlers face. While depression is treatable, many poor mothers do not receive care. But opportunities do exist, Golden explains, to identify these depressed mothers and connect them to help and support.
Infants of Depressed Mothers Living in Poverty: Opportunities to Identify and Serve
Reforming Child Welfare
Home Visiting and Maternal Depression: Seizing the Opportunities to Help Mothers and Young Children
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