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  • Writer's pictureJessica Jefferson

Maternal Mental Health Day

Maternal mental health does not get the recognition it deserve. Mental health in general needs more recognition.

Moving off my soap box for just a second... I want to give you some FACTS about maternal mental health issues.

  • 1 in 5 women will suffer from a maternal mental health disorder

  • 1 in 10 men will develop a perinatal mood disorder have childbirth

  • Less than 15% of women we seek treatment for their maternal mental health disorder

  • 600,000 women in the US suffer from a maternal mental health disorder in the U.S. every year

  • 1 in 7 women will develop depression during pregnancy

Let's be real ... these statistics are SCARY!

Watch the video above to learn more about why this cause is so important to me and what you can do to help!

Written by: Jessica Jefferson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Perinatal Mental Health Counselor and Owner of Cloud Nine Therapeutic Services. My passion is helping moms let go of the expectations before then, redefine motherhood and find themselves again within the chaos. I am here when you are ready to start your journey.


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