Integrating mental health care into maternal and infant care can help low-income families
Integrating therapy, other services, or information into routine visits can make getting help easier and chip away at the stigma regarding postpartum depression.
Unlike the “baby blues,” which are commonly associated with mild feelings of worry and fatigue after having a baby, postpartum depression is a mood disorder characterized by a broad range of symptoms including anxiety, extreme sadness, and exhaustion.
Posted on February 3, 2017, in Early Childhood Development, Maternal Mental Health, Mental Health, Parental Mental Health, Update and tagged #mentalhealth #care #LMIC. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.