Maternal Newborn and Child Health
Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
Postpartum depression (PPD) is the leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality and is a critical public health threat. In India, the estimated instances per year of postpartum depression is circa 26 million, out of which 90% of them never receive any professional treatment. Reportedly, 20,000 mothers commit suicide every year because of PPD, making them the largest demography in India to commit suicide.