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Support Delivered: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Info & Resources

Submitted by Jessica.Whitak… on Mon, 05/09/2022 - 12:10
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Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) are common, treatable, and can occur at any time during pregnancy or in the first year after pregnancy. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 1 in 5 women suffered from symptoms of depression and anxiety during the perinatal period, and early data suggests that this number may now have increased to at least 1 in 3. Screening for PMADs in medical practices is an important step to identifying Vermonters in need of support and treatment.

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