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Pregnancy-Associated Suicide

Suicide during pregnancy or within a year after pregnancy is a tragic event that has a profound impact on the children and families left behind. Maternal suicide, while rare, is a sentinel event that serves as a call to action for public health professionals and maternity care clinicians. Between 2002 and 2012, suicide accounted for 4.3% of all deaths among California women who were pregnant within the prior year.

In-depth reviews of suicide among women while pregnant or within a year after pregnancy ended revealed that suicide preventability is high, regardless of maternal mental health history.

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