Postpartum depression is one of the most common medical complications during and after pregnancy

One in Nine

In the US, about 1 in 9 moms suffers from postpartum depression (PPD).

PPD can affect any mom, regardless of her age, number of kids, ethnicity, marital status, or income.

It can happen to you even when you don’t expect it

There are many factors that are thought to contribute to the symptoms of postpartum depression (PPD), but the exact cause is unknown. Some of these factors are a family or personal history of depression, increased life stressors, and hormone changes related to pregnancy.

You should know that if PPD happens to you, it’s not your fault.

Postpartum depression can affect your most precious moments.

And if left unaddressed, PPD can have a long-term impact.

PPD can affect more than just mom

Relationship with your partner

PPD can have a negative impact on your relationship with your partner. It can even influence your partner’s mental health. In fact, there’s about a 2x higher risk of depression for those whose partners experience PPD symptoms.

Child’s development

Experiencing symptoms of PPD can have a long-term impact on your child’s development.

Now’s the time to make a plan.

If PPD happens to you, don’t just ignore it. Pushing through could mean suffering when you don’t have to.