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Mothers diagnosed with Post-Natal Depression in past three years

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament
Ms Hany Soh
MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC

Question No. 1531

To ask the Minister for Health for the past three years, how many mothers have been diagnosed to be suffering from post-natal depression; and (b) how many of these mothers are first-time parents.

Written Answer

From 2018 to 2020, based on the data available, an average of about 290 women per year sought care for post-natal depression at the public hospitals. About one out of three of these women were first-time mothers.

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