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Outpatient Setting The PPD screening standardized protocol will occur in the outpatient setting in the Riverside Country region. The outpatient clinic will include mother-baby clinics, OBGYN department, and primary care clinic. The new mother will follow up with the primary care provider within one month with the results of the 2 weeks post-delivery EPDS screening in order to have as baseline. Continuity of care to screen for depression will be from 2 weeks after the delivery date until one year postpartum. At the first visit with the PCP, one month after discharge, the second EPDS will be performed in clinic and compared to the baseline score from the EPDS at week two. The PPD screening protocol will incorporate 6 different EPDS screening
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