Only 15% of women with postpartum depression ever receive professional treatment
Let’s Change That
Mental Health Resources for Mothers, Families and Health Care Professionals
Perinatal Depression, or clinical depression around the time of pregnancy, affects up to 1 in 5 women, making it one of the most common complications of pregnancy. Although is it a remarkably common problem for women all over the world, many people neither know how to recognize nor address it, thus a large portion of affected women never receive treatment.
This website serves to provide information and resources to all of those seeking to help women receive the best care possible including health care practitioners, obstetricians, primary care physicians, social service providers, mental health care practitioners, community agencies, friends and family, and not least of all, women who are seeking answers and tools to help themselves.
Perinatal depression is treatable. No one should suffer. Let’s help make sure that women are receiving the care that they need.