New Parent Depression and Anxiety

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) is the term used to describe emotional conditions occurring during pregnancy and in the first year after giving birth.

Moms and Dads can both experience PMAD.

Postpartum Anxiety and Depression Symptoms Include:

Persistently feeling ashamed, overwhelmed or hopeless.
Thinking “I just don’t feel like me”
Someone saying “you are just not acting like yourself.”
Thinking “something is wrong”
Not wanting to be near the baby
Feelings of intense panic or anxiety
Thoughts of hurting yourself or the baby

If you are experiencing these symptoms, or others that have you concerned, you can do an online questionnaire to get more information
https://www.babycenter.com/baby/postpartum-health/postpartum-depression-quiz_20000530

Get Help Today

Parent Trust’s Family Help Line: 1-800-932-4673
Family Help Line

Perinatal Support Washington: 1-888-404-7763
https://perinatalsupport.org/

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746)
https://mchb.hrsa.gov/national-maternal-mental-health-hotline

Get Help Today

Parent Trust’s Family Help Line: 1-800-932-4673
Family Help Line

Perinatal Support Washington: 1-888-404-7763
https://perinatalsupport.org/

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746)
https://mchb.hrsa.gov/national-maternal-mental-health-hotline