A Month of the new mother!
May of every year aware us about Maternal Mental Health with the whole month being Maternal Mental Health Month. This also coincides with Maternal Mental Health Week and Day which take place during this May.
Worldwide about as many as 1 in 5 new mothers experience some type of mental disorder mainly anxiety and depression. These illnesses frequently go unnoticed and untreated, often with tragic and long-term impact on mothers and children.
Article and illustration by Moumita Mazumdar