Reach out and Discover a New Day
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:
- 30 percent of Nebraska women reported sometimes feeling down, depressed, or hopeless after their baby's birth.
- Nearly 10 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.