MMH facts

prevelance

Prevalance

In South Africa, nearly 40% of women living in poverty will experience a mental illness during pregnancy.

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Consequences

Consequences

The consequences of maternal mental illness can be debilitating and intergenerational, setting up a vicious cycle reinforcing both poverty and mental illness.

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RiskFactors

Risk factors

In South Africa there are many risk factors which may contribute to maternal mental illness, especially among women living in poverty.

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Definitions

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