We can't overlook the most common complication of childbirth. Not Today.
While 75 per cent of new moms experience the “baby blues” after giving birth, some fall into a deeper depression that can include intense feelings of worthlessness and thoughts of suicide. While awareness is on the rise, societal pressures and expectations still prevent people from acknowledging the signs.
Today, CAMH researchers are developing a dietary supplement proven to prevent the baby blues from progressing into postpartum depression. Discoveries like this will transform the way society approaches postpartum care—a fundamental shift away from “how do we treat this?" to “how can we prevent it?”