Maternal Mental Health

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Know the symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety

Postpartum depression usually starts about 4 − 8 weeks after the baby is born.

Symptoms of postpartum depression or anxiety can be different for different people.

If you notice any of these signs in yourself or someone you know, the Hotline can help.

  • Needing support is common

There are many causes of maternal mental health challenges

Maternal mental health challenges are real. They happen to many people. 

Postpartum depression or anxiety are serious conditions that can affect pregnant or postpartum people. Postpartum psychosis (a condition where a person finds it hard to tell what’s real and what’s not real) can put the baby’s and mother’s life in danger.

Treatments are available

Mental health conditions are treatable.

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