"Our innovation empowers Hospitals, Healthcare Providers, Charities and Communities to take action, thereby raising the bar and creating the Standard of Care for Maternal Mental Health."
We provide education, resources and referrals for your patients at risk or suffering. We also tailor programs for providers and hospitals looking to advance the care options and resources for patients.
Our network of specialists helps women and families find the best local support, resources and treatment options to prevent or survive Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
Collaboration and community outreach are at our core. We find the gaps, address the core issues, and improve outcomes. Better healthcare empowers women and benefits generations. Our vision is to weave comprehensive perinatal and maternal mental health into the fabric of healthcare itself.
More women die from pregnancy-related complications in America than in any other developed country. Postpartum Depression the most common complication; Suicide is the leading cause of death in postpartum women.
20% of women who have been pregnant will suffer from a Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorder
The approximate cost (lost potential earnings) of not treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in America in 2016
93% of women suffering from Postpartum Depression do not or cannot get the right help
The term Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders is used to encompass Depression in the pre-partum (before), antepartum (during) and postpartum (after) periods and affects approximately 1 in 7 women for each pregnancy experience. While "Postpartum Depression" is the most known, "postpartum" in fact means "after pregnancy."
More women will suffer from postpartum depression and related illnesses in a year than the combined number of new cases for men and women of tuberculosis, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, lupus and epilepsy."
OB/GYNs need to be there to reassure mothers that whatever they're feeling—whatever 'bad' thoughts they're having—are normal. You're not a bad mom because you're dealing with mental health issues."
Despite the frequency of depression among new mothers, large numbers of affected individuals may not be identified as having a treatable condition, and only 15% obtain professional care."
Women during their childbearing years account for the largest group of Americans with depression."
Women who suffer from depression during pregnancy and their infants are at risk for costly complications. Nearly $15 billion dollars is spent on childbirth-related hospitalizations and half of these costs are billed to private insurance."
Join us in giving healthcare providers the best tools and resources needed to to close the gap, shatter the stigma and raise the bar in improving the standard of care for all women, their families and their loved ones affected by Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.