Postpartum Depression

Understanding Paternal Mental Health

Thankfully, the understanding of maternal mental health and awareness of postpartum depression in particular, is growing by the day. It is important, however, for us to also remember the mental health of fathers and partners as well.  Many partners can experience psychological distress similar to postpartum depression shortly after the birth of their child, though …

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Up to 13% of Pregnant Women Suffer from Depression Per WHO

For many women around the world, becoming a mother is a joyous and exciting time. However, for many, the process can also be fraught with anxiety and distress. According to the World Health Organization, roughly 10-13% of pregnant women worldwide experience a mental disorder, primarily depression. In developing countries, these statistics raise to up to …

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