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Public Service Announcement: Assemblywoman Fiona Ma Discusses Perinatal Depression Awareness Month in May

SACRAMENTO – For Perinatal Depression Awareness Month in May, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma (D-San Francisco and San Mateo Counties) reports that a 15% to 20% of women experience symptoms of depression or anxiety during their pregnancy and after giving birth and discusses how to get help.

Click here for the English language MP3 file. The running time is :30.

Transcript

"The month of May has been designated by the State of California as Perinatal Depression Awareness Month."

"Hi, I'm Assemblywoman Fiona Ma."

"15% to 20% of women experience symptoms of depression or anxiety during their pregnancy and after giving birth."

"If you think you or someone you love might be experiencing these symptoms you are not alone. There is help available."

"For more information, Call 1-800-944-4PPD or go to www.Postpartum.net, don't be afraid to Speak up When You're Down."