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Pregnancy-Related Depression

Motherhood has its own challenges, and when depression occurs during or following pregnancy, it can be difficult for a woman and her family. Many women are affected:

  • 19 percent of Nebraska women reported sometimes feeling down, depressed, or hopeless after their baby's birth.
  • Over 7 percent of Nebraska women reported almost always feeling down, depressed, or hopeless since their baby's birth.

Pregnancy-related depression can happen during pregnancy or within a year after delivering a baby. It is not your fault. You can overcome depression and enjoy your life once again by reaching out for help.

To learn more about Pregnancy Related Depression and Symptoms, Treatment, Tips, The NE Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Helpline please click on the following links: