Inside the Fight to Stop the Stigma Around Mental Health in Pregnancy
May 4, 2023
According to the World Health Organization, “about 10% of pregnant women and 13% of women who have just given birth experience a mental disorder, primarily depression.” But U.S.-based maternal advocacy group Every Mother Counts says their research suggests one in five pregnant or postpartum people in the country "experience maternal mental health complications. Research shows 25% of the people with these disorders get help. But that figure could be higher, Every Mother Counts says. Here's how.