We also know that at least the same number of women can develop post-natal depression.
If you or someone you know are worried about mental health during or after pregnancy, the following resources may be helpful:
Frequently Asked Questions: https://pregnancymentalhealth.net/frequently-asked-questions/
NHS Choices – pregnancy and mental health: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/mental-health-problems-pregnant.aspx
NHS Choices – post-natal depression: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Postnataldepression/Pages/Introduction.aspx
“Finding the words to ask for help” video by Mind:
Heads Together’s Tips for Talking: http://headstogether.org.uk/tipsfortalking
Samaritans: 116 123 (UK) http://Samaritans.org
You can also subscribe to Let’s Talk Pregnant Lady Business™ to receive a free copy of ‘Mindful Mums: managing mental health in pregnancy and beyond.
Written for Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week.