More needs to be done to spot and support women suffering with antenatal depression, experts have warned today.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) said that more attention needs to be paid to the condition, which is less known and talked about than postnatal depression.
The RCM made the comments after a new poll found that more than a third of women who suffer depression during pregnancy have suicidal thoughts.
And four in five mothers surveyed who suffered with depression in pregnancy went on to struggle with postnatal depression.
More top news
A scheme to test potential cancer patients at mobile units in shopping centre car parks is to be expanded.
Wine is still a political business in Moldova - and the post-Soviet country is using the skills of the past to secure its future.
Forest fires are a natural part of the landscape in the American West - but they’re on the rise and getting bigger and more dangerous.