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Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression

Welcome to our page on postpartum moods.  Either you, your partner, friend or colleague is experiencing a difficult transition.  Remember that you are not alone. There are people in our community that can help and support you and your family.  Below is some information on risks and a self assessment tool.  If you are feeling overwhelmed remember that reaching out always helps and you will get through this.  
Below are articles by Wendy Newhouse Davis and are from the Baby Blues Connection page.  The links below will open their website for information you can print.  I hope you find them helpful.  For in-home postpartum care please contact our office.   

About Perinatal / Postpartum Disorders

Myths and Facts about Perinatal Mood Disorders (by Wendy Newhouse Davis)

Depression and Anxiety: What do women and their families need to know? (by Wendy Newhouse Davis)

Risk Factors for Perinatal Mood Disorders (by Wendy Newhouse Davis)

Types of Perinatal Mood Disorders (by Wendy Newhouse Davis)

Tips for Family and Friends

Tips for Postpartum Partners (by Wendy Newhouse Davis)

Oregon and Washington resource

Baby Blues Connection
A volunteer group providing information, resources and support to mothers and families.  (503) 797-2843 24 hour info/message line

International resource

Postpartum Support International
Phone support, information, and referrals nation wide