I had so many risk factors for postpartum depression that it would have been a miracle if I hadn’t gotten sick. The problem is that no one ever told me that. I was never screened for a maternal mental illness and I suffered because of it. Now I want to make sure that every medical professional screens every mom every time they can.

Risk factors for postpartum depression aren't being shared with pregnant women and their families. Pregnant women and new moms are not being screened and not getting the help they need. This is the information that pregnant women and new moms need.

Walking after Midnight: One woman's experience with postpartum depression

Kate Abbott is a goodwill ambassador who offers hope to those in the darkness of postpartum depression.

Depression screening during pregnancy helps treat moms at risk for postpartum depression.  http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/03/13/174214166/postpartum-depression-affects-1-in-7-women?ft=1=1128=tw

Postpartum Depression Affects 1 In 7 Mothers

A Federal Judge Thwarts Title VII and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act by Ruling Bizarrely That Lactation Is Not Related to Pregnancy.

New Study Highlights Intimate Partner Violence By a Former Partner In Immigrant and Canadian-born Women.

New study highlights intimate partner violence by a former partner in immigrant and Canadian-born women

Postpartum Depression Screening

Screening for postpartum depression not only provides useful information to help the patient move forward and get treatment, but it also sends a message to that mother that she is cared for and that it’s okay to ask for help.

Postpartum Depression Screening Scale™ (PDSS™) - Main

The (PDSS™) Postpartum Depression Screening Scale™, published by WPS for clinicians, educators and researchers, can be purchased online.

Signs of Postpartum Depression May Appear Months After Initial Screening #CMIEvo

Signs of Postpartum Depression May Appear Months After Initial Screening

Clinical Tools for Postpartum Depression

Clinical Tools for Postpartum Depression

"Postpartum Depression: Surprising Rate of Women Depressed After Baby  Mar. 14, 2013 — A surprisingly high number of women have postpartum depressive symptoms, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine® researcher...The study underscored the importance of prenatal as well as postpartum screening. Mothers' and infants' health and lives hang in the balance..."

Postpartum depression: Surprising rate of women depressed after baby

"Postpartum Depression: Surprising Rate of Women Depressed After Baby Mar. 14, 2013 — A surprisingly high number of women have postpartum depressive symptoms, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine® researcher...The study underscored the importance of prenatal as well as postpartum screening. Mothers' and infants' health and lives hang in the balance..."

Birth Season May Influence Postpartum Depression Risk | Study

Birth Season May Influence Postpartum Depression Risk

Birth Season May Influence Postpartum Depression Risk | Study

Start App postpartum depression

Answers to the most common questions about postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, postpartum psychosis and more.

Clinical tools for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression screening tools, algorithms and toolkits for obstetricians, pediatricians, social workers, family practice docs and nurses.

Why Screening Isn’t Enough for Postpartum Depression Treatment?

Postpartum depression is a serious condition that affects thousands of women each year. Learn why screening isn't enough for postpartum depression treatment.

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