Postnatal depression affects about 20% of women in the year following the birth of one or more children.
An app to self-assess
Data from the 2021 National Perinatal Survey show that 16.7% of women have symptoms of postpartum depression (not to be confused with baby blue) 2 months after giving birth. Despite the happiness that the birth of a baby brings, it is also an important change in the life of the parents.
An important change in the life of parents
Depression, fatigue (often linked to hormonal upheavals), feeling of not being up to par or even malaise, the postpartum symptoms are often the same. Often the disease can appear during the year following childbirth, with an increase in cases between the 2nd and 6th month.
An increase in cases between the 2nd and 6th month
The study shows that for 17% of the women, the period following the birth was felt to be difficult or even very difficult. 15.5% of the women surveyed said they had had difficulty or very difficulty with their pregnancy.
Benefit from the expertise of 30 parenting professionals
However, there is an application for self-assessment: the Malo application. She will accompany you in monitoring your well-being through self-assessment questions that will allow you to identify possible postpartum depression at an early stage. You will thus be able to benefit from the expertise of 30 parenting professionals (midwives, pediatricians, psychologists, etc.). More than 1,100 levels of development are integrated into Malo. When necessary, Malo will recommend consulting the family doctor or pediatrician. The application notifies you, at the right time, of the next vaccine, the appointment with the pediatrician…