Maternal Mental Health Awareness 

At least 1 in 10 women will suffer from poor mental health during their pregnancy, in fact some studies say it’s many more than that.

We also know that at least the same number of women can develop post-natal depression.

If you or someone you know are worried about mental health during or after pregnancy, the following resources may be helpful:

Frequently Asked Questions:

NHS Choices – pregnancy and mental health:

NHS Choices – post-natal depression:

“Finding the words to ask for help” video by Mind:

Heads Together’s Tips for Talking:

Samaritans: 116 123 (UK)

Mind information leaflet:

Copyright Delphi Ellis.  This article was written for Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week.


Published by Delphi

Offers "educational side-bars" which may contain uncomfortable conversations. Been on the telly. © All rights reserved.

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