She wanted to tell someone. Anyone.
But telling came at a big price. The should have’s. The should do’s. The you should not’s.
And she just couldn’t face it.
Our research shows that 3 of 4 women can’t start the conversation that leads to them sharing concerns about their emotional health.
We’ve also learned that if someone else starts that conversation, 97 percent of women could open up.
Our research shows that the top barriers that keep women from expressing their concerns, fears and worries about their mental health are:
On the flip side, women have shared with us that there are some things that would help them talk:
And—3 of 4 pregnant women told us that they would rather start the conversation about emotional health with their partner, friend, or family than a doctor, midwife or nurse.
#LetsTalk: What Can You Do?