Learn More about Perinatal Mood Disorders

Even though mood disorders during pregnancy and the first year of baby's life (the perinatal period) are extremely common, many people know little about postpartum depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Explore below to learn more about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors - and to know if you or someone you love may be impacted.

signs and symptoms

What's "normal" and when should you worry? Educate yourself about the signs, so you can reach out for help right away.

risk factors

Mood disorders can impact anyone, of any background, but certain factors may put you more at risk.

Grief and Loss

The loss of a pregnancy or baby is an overwhelming tragedy. If you are grieving a loss, you are not alone, and there is support available.


Want even more info? Find books, websites, and other resources for expectant and new parents, along with their support people.