• Jessica 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!