Depression and Anxiety During and After Pregnancy
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Article by Carry staff writers. Updated February 2021
Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy is common and treatable for one or both parents. Learn the signs and how to get help. If you think you have depression, or aren't sure, seek help from your provider (midwife, OB, doctor, or nurse) as soon as possible. They are there to help.
Learn more at these helpful links:
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fact sheet Depression during and after pregnancy
National Institutes of Health (NIH) | National Child and Maternal Health Education Program article and links
Did you know? 1 in 7 Moms and 1 in 10 Dads suffer from postpartum depression. Postpartum Support International provides direct peer support to families, trains professionals, and provides a bridge to connect them. Includes Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Resources in Other Languages
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