Maternal and Infant Health

Maternal Depression

First steps families and advocates can take to help mothers and babies thrive

This issue brief will help mothers, families and family advocates understand the signs of maternal depression and the interdependence between caregiver-child health and well-being. It provides guidance on how mothers can connect with their pediatricians to get the help they need to heal.

This brief is meant to benefit those working in public health, as well as families and family advocates. It seeks to identify the key facts and information so that all audiences have a clear understanding of how they can help.

Publish Date: 2019

Source: NICHQ