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Figure 11.2.5: Maternal depression during pregnancy

Percent of women who gave birth, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2013 to 2017

Figure 11.2.5: Maternal depression during pregnancy
BORN Public Health Cube, BORN Information System, BORN Ontario. Information accessed on Oct 19, 2018. Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario). Snapshots: Maternal health Snapshot. Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario; c2018 [updated 2018 Oct 12; cited 2018 Nov 14]. Available from:
Peer Group data not yet available for 2017

The percent of women in Middlesex-London who reported depression during pregnancy was 18.3% in 2017, compared to 8.8% in Ontario. The percent of women reporting depression during pregnancy increased significantly over time for Middlesex-London from 2013 to 2017, whereas only modest increases were observed in Ontario and the Peer Group.