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Free resources now include Maternal Health education, help

The Your Life Iowa website now includes maternal health resources! Whether pregnant or recently gave birth, YLI is here to help. It’s another way we walk beside Iowans so they’re never alone. 

See the new Maternal Health homepage here

Find helpful information on maternal health: 

  • Warning signs of perinatal depression 
  • Easy-to-understand explanations of perinatal depression and care options 
  • Tips on how to talk to your health care provider about perinatal depression 
  • Help for family and friends to help a loved one experiencing perinatal depression 

View maternal health and perinatal depression resources here

One-in-five women have perinatal depression. Understanding perinatal depression is important to help find healing and support. Being able to identify what you or a loved one is going through will help you find support and care.  

Perinatal depression can be scary. It can make it hard to care for your baby or function in daily life. The good news is, perinatal depression is treatable. Your Life Iowa is here for you and can connect you to help. We’re here for you, 24/7. 

Learn more about maternal health here