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Why is Maternal Mental Health so Important?
Understanding the causes and effects of maternal mental health disorders helps to prevent harmful impacts on mothers and their children.
1 in 5 women will experience MMH conditions during pregnancy or 1st year following pregnancy.
75% of women who experience MMH symptoms go untreated.
Cost of not treating MMH conditions annually is $32,000 per mother-infant pair– adding up to $14 billion annually.
What are the causes and risk factors of MMH disorders?
What are the gaps in Maternal Mental Healthcare?
3.9 Million Births in the U.s. Every Year
1 in 5 mothers are affected by MMH disorders
Only 15% of moms suffering receive professional help
What are the steps to wellness?
Most MMH conditions are temporary and treatable.
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