Maternal Mental Health MATTERS: Yes it Does

Research Paper Title

Maternal Mental Health MATTERS.


Depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period are common and have significant negative impacts on mother and child.

Suicide is a leading cause of maternal mortality.

Evidence-based efforts for screening, assessment, and treatment improve maternal and infant mental health, as well as overall family health, throughout the lives of women and children.


Kimmel, M. (2020) Maternal Mental Health MATTERS. North Carolina Medical Journal. 81(1), pp.45-50. doi: 10.18043/ncm.81.1.45.

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