Statistics show that up to 20 percent of women develop a perinatal mental health illness, such as depression or anxiety, either during pregnancy or within a year of giving birth. This fact sheet provides information about postpartum depression (PPD), and explains why women of color are more at risk for developing PPD.
Black Women and Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet
Collaborating TTC: Central East MHTTC
February 28, 2020