Postpartum Support International (PSI)
This organization works to support women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum periods. Call their toll-free warmline (1-800-944-4773) to connect with trained experts who can offer support, encouragement, and referrals. Their weekly support groups meet online and provide information, guidance, support, and resources for anyone struggling with perinatal mood disorders.
Postpartum Stress Center
Educational information, support, resources, and self-help tools, all focused on maternal mental health.
Reliable, evidence-based information on taking medication during pregnancy and postpartum, including while breastfeeding.
Comprehensive information and research on impact of specific medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health
Up-to-date evidence-based research on women’s mental health issues and psychiatric disorders occurring during pregnancy and postpartum.
Mom & Mind
This podcast covers every aspect of maternal mental health from depression to anxiety to intrusive thoughts to OCD and everything in between. Excellent, informed, skilled clinicians guest regularly and provide important, up-to-date information.
PRENATAL AND POSTPARTUM MOOD DISORDERS
Do I have postpartum depression?
A simple quiz to evaluate whether you’re experiencing PPD as well as links to resources on getting help, support, and treatment.
“Baby blues” vs postpartum depression/anxiety
This article helps clarify the differences between the two and will help you determine when to reach out for help.
The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety in Plain Mama English
Easy to read, basic, straightforward no-nonsense info about what to look for and when to seek help.
New Mom Checklist for Maternal Mental Health Help
Easy, printable resource to be used as a discussion tool with your health care providers.
A guide and checklist for families to prepare and plan for any potential postpartum mental health issues – an essential tool for any expectant families!