You've probably heard about postpartum Depression if you're expecting a child. Did you realize, however, that many pregnant women suffer from depression?
Pregnancy and depression: Here's What You Need to Know
What is the prevalence of Depression during pregnancy?
Pregnancy can be both joyful and stressful. According to research, roughly 7% of pregnant women experience Depression during their pregnancy. In low- and middle-income countries, rates may be greater.
Depression is the most frequent mood illness in the general population, characterized by a persistent feeling of melancholy and loss of interest. Women are twice as likely as males to get depression and the development of depression peaks during a woman's reproductive years.
Why does sadness during pregnancy go unnoticed so often?