• Maternal Mental Health

    Maternal Mental Health

    Maternal mental health refers to a woman’s mental health during the perinatal period. The perinatal period is a term that is generally used to define the period during pregnancy and up to one year after childbirth. This definition is based on the definition of mental health. Mental health, in general, refers to an individual’s psychological […]

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  • Maternal Mental Health

    Postpartum Depression: Why it is important for women to know

    Postpartum Depression (abbreviated PPD) is a maternal mental illness that affects women after child birth. According to Postpartum Support International (PSI), Postpartum Depression affects up to 15% of all new mothers. These rates are thought to be higher in developing countries such as Kenya, making PPD one of the most common complications in the perinatal […]

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