Learn About PPD

What is Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious mood disorder that affects women after childbirth. Postpartum depression creates feelings of sadness, anxiety, depression and exhaustion. Learn the basics of postpartum depression and the process.

Top Treatment Options for PPD

Postpartum depression treatments generally include a combination of therapy with a psychiatrist or psychologist, and prescription medications such as antidepressants. Learn about available treatment options.

Postpartum Support Options

Postpartum depression is a severe mental health condition that affects not just the mother but all her loved ones including her husband, partner siblings, parents, in-law, friends, coworkers and even her other children. Learn about support options.

“When my son, Moses, came into the world in 2006, I expected to have another period of euphoria following his birth. Instead, I was confronted with one of the darkest and most painfully debilitating chapters of my life.”Gwyneth PaltrowActress

Support For Husbands

For husbands, it can be extremely difficult to see their wife struggling with postpartum depression. It may be shocking, confusing and create feelings of helplessness. This is a natural reaction when the mental and emotional wellbeing of your loved one is at stake. Learn how you can help your loved one.

PPD Quiz

There are ways to help predict whether or not you are at risk of developing postpartum depression. Postpartum depression, and its many forms, is a serious condition and so it is important to recognize signs, symptoms and risk factors as soon as possible. Take our quiz now.