Sarah Desmarais, an associate professor of psychology at NC State and co-author of the paper, noted, "To place this in context, there are national guidelines in place telling healthcare providers to ask women about PPMD symptoms after childbirth.
The study found that women experiencing the highest levels of stress, and women with the strongest social support networks, were most likely to report their PPMD symptoms to healthcare providers.
The study did not identify any specific barriers to disclosing PPMD symptoms.
However, just more than one in five of those who experienced PPMDs did not disclose their problems to healthcare providers.
Following a change to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, the nonprofit opted for the more compact PPMD.
PPMD placed a priority on updating and informing the community regarding news on muscular dystrophy.
PPMD has recently married fundraising events with the Just Giving online gift tool, including sponsoring PPMD's Run For Our Sons team committed to running the Walt Disney World Marathon in 2006.
We are honored that Ryan has chosen to make this generous gift to PPMD.
On July 17-20 PPMD is hosting its annual CONNECT Conference in Philadelphia, PA.
In cooperation with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), PPMD
will announce the first-ever "End Duchenne Prize" - a one-year, $1 million grant awarded to a scientist working to advance translational research in Duchenne.