Symptoms

"I haven't been myself since my baby was born...
Maybe this even started when I was pregnant.
What's wrong with me?...I feel like I'm going crazy!
Will this ever end?"

 

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders is a real illness that affects 1 in 5 women during pregnancy and/or after the birth of a child. Symptoms may include:

+  crying
+  sleep problems (insomnia/excessive sleeping)
+  trouble with eating
+  anxiety/panic attacks/scary thoughts
+  feelings of anger/irritability
+  overconcern/underconcern for baby
+  intrusive repetitive thoughts or mental pictures
+  reliving past trauma
+  feelings of guilt and worthlessness
+  feeling overwhelmed/unable to cope
+  loss of interest in things you previously enjoyed
+  fear of harming baby or yourself

If you believe you or someone you know is suffering from a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder, including postpartum depression, help is available.

You are not alone!  We offer FREE healthcare referrals, educational pamphlets, support group referrals and much more.

Toll-free State-wide Helpline 855-631-0001 or 631-422-2255 (Hablamos Español) available Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm, with additional support from the Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s trained volunteer Moms on Call and Family Support from 9am-9pm seven days a week.

Our website provides 24/7 access to educational information in print, media coverage, suggested books, additional internet resources, events, volunteer opportunities. Our FREE Postpartum Resource Center of New York’s Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders State-Wide Resource Directory is available on-line or maybe downloaded and printed for your convenience. This directory is updated monthly.

Postpartum Depression video from the National Institutes of Health

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Postpartum Resource Center of New York
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders:
Finding the Help you Need.
Serving New York State families since 1998


In New York State please
email us or call
State-wide Helpline:
Toll free: 855-631-0001
631-422-2255

Hablamos Español
For help outside of New York State and the United States,
please contact the Postpartum Support International.
The information on this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical
or psychological condition. Please consult your doctor for individual advice
regarding your own situation.
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