Postpartum depression and anxiety is a common thread in motherhood. In fact, one in seven mothers experience postpartum depression in their lives. So, mama, know this—you are not alone. And we are here to help support you.

Postpartum depression resources for moms

Phone numbers to call

Postpartum Support International (PSI) Helpline: 1-800-944-4773

PSI Text Helpline: 503-894-9453

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

*Please note: If you feel you are in any danger or need immediate assistance please call 9-1-1 or your medical provider.

Websites to check out

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Postpartum depression facts

PSI local support meetings

PSI online support meetings

Loss and grief in pregnancy and postpartum

Depression during pregnancy and postpartum

Anxiety during pregnancy and postpartum

Pregnancy or postpartum obsessive symptoms

Postpartum post-traumatic stress disorder

Bipolar mood disorders

Postpartum psychosis

Expert-written articles

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Better after baby: Coping with ‘postpartum depletion’ + how you can bounce back

The 10 questions you must ask at your 6 weeks postpartum checkup

Your mental health matters: Why parents need to put themselves first

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Stories from mothers

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True life: I had postpartum depression and didn’t realize it

To the mama battling depression: You are not alone

No more shame: Even ‘good moms’ like me face postpartum depression and anxiety
To the mama battling postpartum depression: You are stronger than you realize

To combat postpartum depression, mama, do whatever works for you

My path to healing from postpartum depression required grace, not persistence

I wasn’t prepared for postpartum anxiety or depression—but I made it through

Anger was my main symptom of Postpartum Anxiety—here’s how I found happiness again

Dear husband, here’s what I wish you knew about my anxiety

I finally got help for my postpartum anxiety—and you can, too

I finally realized I had postpartum anxiety—and everything changed

I thought I had to hide my anxiety—instead, I became a better mother once I opened up

I have anxiety—but it doesn’t define me as a mother or a person

I am a postpartum psychosis survivor