MLHU - Health Status Resource

Figure 11.2.6: History of postpartum depression

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

Figure 11.2.6: History of postpartum depression
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:
Ontario and Peer Group data not yet available for 2017

The percent of women who gave birth in Middlesex-London that reported having a history of postpartum depression was 8.2% in 2016, compared to 3.9% in Ontario and 4.9% in the Peer Group. The percent in Middlesex-London increased each year from 2015 to 2017.