MENTAL HEALTH

JELDAH NYAMACHE: Teen pregnancy fuels depression

In Summary
  • The consequences of depression in teenage pregnancy affect both mother and child
  • Symptoms can occur before childbirth (antepartum) or after (postpartum)

Motherhood should be a step in ascending the ladder of growth and development rather than a source of poor mental health.

Teenage mothers or mothers-to-be are at high risk of depression, ...

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