SA WOMEN'S RISK OF ANTE- AND POSTNATAL DEPRESSION FOUR TIMES GREATER THAN GLOBAL AVERAGE Archive HOME > SA WOMEN'S RISK OF ANTE- AND POSTNATAL DEPRESSION FOUR TIMES GREATER THAN GLOBAL AVERAGE

According to the World Health Organisation, about 10% to 13% of women experience antenatal and postnatal depression globally, while in most developing countries the condition affects 20% of mothers. In stark contrast, more than 40% of South African women suffer from the condition. Shouqat Mugjenker, Mental Health Portfolio Manager for Pharma Dynamics says no woman […]