Help distressed moms with early screening

..’mental health practitioners have said adequate screening and treating of mental health issues among pregnant women and mothers could prevent such incidents.’

‘The Perinatal Mental Health Project (PMHP) says nearly 40 percent of women living in poverty in South Africa will experience a mental illness during or after pregnancy, and that this prevalence is higher than in other developing countries. In Uganda prevalence stands at six percent, while in Zimbabwe and Malawi it is just over 30 percent.’

Read the full article by Tanya Farber here

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Posted on April 14, 2014, in Maternal Mental Health. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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