First-of-its-kind Blog Series Spreads Message of Hope for Women with Postpartum Depression

More common than diabetes during pregnancy, depression affects one in seven women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby. The often unrecognized and unmet mental health needs of new and expectant mothers have rendered a public health crisis that impacts children, families and communities as well as the affected women.

Now, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, mental health and women’s health organizations, medical professionals, advocates and legislators have joined in a national call to systemically improve mothers’ mental health care.

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