New Parent Depression and Anxiety

Perinatal Mood Disorders can occur during pregnancy or up to one year after giving birth.

Moms and Dads can both experience Perinatal Mood Disorders.

stressed parent

Postpartum depression and anxiety symptoms can 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’re experience symptoms you can do an online survey:

You can do an online questionnaire to get more information.

Get help today

Perinatal Support Washington: 1-888-404-7763

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

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262)