Perinatal Depression (PND)

Perinatal depression causes 10 - 15% of mothers intense sadness, hopelessness, and in severe cases problems caring for them self or their baby. Often, needless guilt means they ignore it, hoping it will pass; that they’ll ‘get over it’. Months or years of untreated depression can follow. But, with the right help, most make a full recovery.

For information about Perinatal Depression symptoms, treatment and support click on the icons in the boxes below: 

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Did you know....
19% of women who accessed Menucha in the last year experienced Perinatal Depression

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Tommy's Charity

Pandas Foundation

Mozaic Films

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1 in 4 women in the community suffer
with perinatal mood disorders

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Baby Buddy

National Childbirth Trust