One in eight pregnant women suffer depression

Researchers say postnatal depression is widely discussed, but antenatal depression is as common, at a prevalence of between 12 and 18 percent, compared to between 13 and 19 percent for postnatal depression, according to international studies. Radio New Zealand News

K Waldie et al Depression symptoms during pregnancy: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand Journal of Affective Disorders 2105

 

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