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Postpartum Depression

Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Health
Massachusetts General Hospital's website for postpartum depression provides medical information regarding this issue; including information about antidepressant medications and using such medications while breastfeeding.

Online Postpartum Depression Support Group
This is an online support network which includes chat rooms, postings, and other resources.

Perinatal Project
The Perinatal Project is a useful site for information about maternal mental health, including current research and legislative news.

Postpartum Dads
Postpartum Dads is an outreach organization supported by Postpartum Support International whose goal is to help families overcome postpartum depression. This website is intended to help dads and families by providing firsthand information and guidance through the experience of PPD. This site also includes information and resources that can be used by professionals to assist families dealing with PPD.

Postpartum Stress Center (PPSC)
The Postpartum Stress Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of prenatal and postpartum depression and anxiety disorders. In addition to this specialty the PPSC offers a full range of general counseling services to any individual or couple seeking support. The PPSC was founded and is run by Karen Kleiman, a noted social worker who has worked with women and postpartum issues for over 20 years. Ms. Kleiman has written several outstanding books about postpartum depression which are available on her website. Also included are a diagnostic tool and links to other resources.

Postpartum Support International (PSI)
PSI is a not-for-profit whose mission is to advocate, educate, and provide support for maternal mental health. The purpose of the organization is to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum. PSI has been active for over 25 years and has volunteers in all 50 states and around the world. Also included on this website are links to other resources.

Women’s Health.Gov
This is a page from the US Department of Health and Human Services. It provides a thorough overview of postpartum depression as well as contact information for a number of national organizations.

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