Mental health of pregnant women and new mothers is a growing area of concern in both low- and high-income countries. Maternity services in the UK, for example, have focused more attention on maternal mental health. We recognise that pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period is a time of major psychological and social change for women.
van Teijlingen, E., Simkhada, P., Devkota, B., Fanning, P., Ireland, J., Simkhada, B., Sherchan, L., Silwal, R. C., Pradhan, S., Maharjan, S. K., & Maharjan, R. K. (2015). Mental health issues in pregnant women in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 5(3), 499-501. https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v5i3.13607