Additional Post Partum Adjustment Resources

Immediate Support

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

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

National Postpartum Depression Hotline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS (1-800-773-6667)

 

Emotional Support Web-based Resources 

Postpartum Support International: http://www.postpartum.net offers a thorough discussion of risk factors and symptoms.

The Postpartum Stress Center: http://postpartumstress.com offers a clear and down-to-earth discussion of postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis and more, written by moms, for moms. It also has blog entries from mothers describing their experiences.

Postpartum Progress: http://www.postpartumprogress.org creates healthier families by raising awareness, reducing stigma, providing social support and connecting mothers to help for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders like postpartum depression.

 

Postpartum Men:

Approximately 10% of fathers get depressed after the birth of their child and that percentage increases up to 50% if their partner is depressed as well.  Fathers also go through life changing experiences, pressures and stresses during the postpartum period and should be heard and supported.

To Learn More, See:

http://postpartummen.com

Support for Fathers:

http://www.bootcampfornewdads.org

http://www.dadsadventure.com/

Books:

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