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​​​​​​To view the original video, please go to https​://www.nichd.nih.gov/ncmhep/initiatives/moms-mental-health-matters/pages/materials.aspx

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NIH/Eunice Kennedy ShriverNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development logo

Research for a Lifetime
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Graphic of a billboard on the right side of a road. On the billboard is an illustration of a woman holding a baby.

Text on billboard: The Road to Babyville
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Narrator: The road to Babyville can be…
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Graphic of a billboard. On the left side of the billboard is a video clip of a man and a woman holding a baby. The woman is shaking a toy, and the baby is laughing.

Text on billboard: MOTHERHOOD
The happiest time of your life!
Narrator: …exciting for a mom-to-be. But for some…
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Animation of rain drops trickling down over the images. Graphic of the back of a car with license plate "MOM2BE." We see the back of the woman's head in the driver's seat. Her face is reflected in the rearview mirror, and she is frowning. Stretching out ahead of the car is a winding road lined with trees. There is a sign on the right side of the road.

Road sign text: Rough Road Ahead: CAUTION
Narrator: … it can be bumpy. Many women experience symptoms…
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Animation of rain over the image of the winding road lined with trees. Five construction or caution signs warning of bumps or stones appear on the road. The signs have different words and images on them.
Narrator: … of depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after giving birth.
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Close up of first sign, with an image of a roller coaster.

Animation of rain continues over the image; then image starts shaking.
Narrator: They might have extreme mood swings.
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Close up of the next two signs.
The sign on the left shows a silhouetted side profile head with curved lines where the brain would be.

The sign on the right has text: Feeling Foggy or 'Robotic'.

View pans in on the sign on the right. Continued animation of rain over the images.
Narrator: They may feel foggy or have intense feelings of anger…
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Close up of next sign, with text: Anxiety.

Continued animation of rain over the images.

A bright light fades across the video from the bottom left corner and the scene changes.
Narrator: … worry, or unhappiness.
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Graphic of the back of the car with license plate "MOM2BE." We see the back of the woman's head in the driver's seat. Her eyes are reflected in the rearview mirror. Stretching out ahead of the car is a winding road lined with trees. There is a sign on the right side of the road.

Close up on a sign text: You're not alone.
Narrator: If you are experiencing depression and anxiety around pregnancy, you're not alone.
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Graphic of a billboard on the side of the road. On the left side of the billboard is a video clip of a hand with a wedding ring covering and holding another hand with a wedding ring.

Text on billboard: Help is available.
Narrator: Recovery is possible, with help.
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Graphic of a billboard on the side of the road. On the right side of the billboard is a video clip of two women sitting at a table in a cafe, holding coffee cups and talking.

Text on billboard: Talk about it.
Narrator: Talk about it with your family member, partner, or friend.
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Graphic of a billboard on the side of the road. On the left side of the billboard is a video clip of a female doctor talking to a female patient. The patient is nodding.

Text on billboard: Ask for help.
Narrator: Ask a health care provider for help.
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Graphic of a billboard. On the right side of the billboard is a video clip of a woman sitting on a park bench holding a paper coffee cup with a plastic lid.

Text on billboard: Take some time for yourself.

Narrator: Get some help with the baby, and then take some time for yourself, outside of the house.

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Video zooms out.

Graphic of the billboard from the beginning of the video with an illustration of a woman holding a baby.

Text on billboard: Moms' Mental Health Matters!

Narrator: Depression and anxiety around pregnancy can happen. Treatment matters.

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Graphic of the back of the car with license plate "MOM2BE." We see the back of the woman's head in the driver's seat. Her face is reflected in the rearview mirror, and she is smiling. Stretching out ahead of the car is a winding road lined with trees. There is a sign on the right side of the road.

Road sign text: YOU Matter.

Zoom in on the sign.

A bright light fades across the video from the bottom left corner and the scene changes.

Narrator: You matter. For more information…

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Graphic of a road-side information sign.

Text on the top part of the sign:

Reach Out. Get Help. You Matter.

Text on bottom part of the sign:

Moms' Mental Health Matters

To learn more, visit: nichd.nih.gov/MaternalMentalHealth

To find a mental health care provider in your area, call: 1-800-66​2-HELP (4357)

Under the sign:

Logos for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and National Child and Maternal Health Education Program
Narrator: … visit our website. Or, to find a mental health care provider near you, call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)​.
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Logo of the NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 
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