Online Therapy Important in Preventing Postpartum Depression

Targeting preventive therapies against depression among pregnant women and those who have just given birth improves the mental well-being of the mothers and babies and, hence, a healthier generation. Web-based therapies are important because they can be personalised. Many mothers and adolescents have access to smartphones and home computers, which helps to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, this is according to Dr Mbuvhi P. Mutua, a Kenyan immunologist.

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