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Mental health in pregnancy and postpartum

  • Many women may feel mild changes in their mood after giving birth.
  • If you are suffering, know that you are not alone, and you are not to blame. With help, you will get better.
  • Talk to your healthcare provider. You may also need to seek out extra support to meet your infant’s care needs and your own health needs.
Did You Know?

About 15-20% of women experience significant depression or anxiety with symptoms that generally last more than 2 weeks while pregnant or up to a year postpartum.