If you are struggling with Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, or any other mental illness, you are not alone.
I need information:
Postpartum Progress – Katherine Stone’s blog is the most widely-read blog on postpartum mood disorders. She and her blog saved my life and still give me hope daily.
Isis Maternity Webinar – This recorded webinar with PowerPoint slides is presented by Isis Maternity and includes Katherine Stone and Dr. Marlene Freeman (a perinatal psychiatrist at MGH). Enter your name and email on the login screen to gain access to the recording.
James and Jax - Jaime calls this “the James and Jax cheat sheet for getting rid of anxiety.” Such a great collection of tips!
MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health – Tons of information and links to appointments in the Boston area.
Not Super Just Mom - Miranda’s PPD Resources page is full of facts, links, and advice. Also, she’s as sweet as can be.
I need hope:
Butterfly Confessions - My dear friend A’Driane writes about her PPD – turned – Bipolar Disorder with courageous honesty. Her story will heal you and make your life brighter
Farewell Stranger – Robin tells it like it is and is a volunteer for Band Back Together and a contributor to Just. Be. Enough. She is kind and open, and has helped so many of us let go of our shame.
PPD to Joy - I am lucky to have met Yael in person and she has this way about her that makes you feel safe and truly seen. She is the creator of PPD Speakeasy phone calls and Mama’s Comfort Camp on Facebook.
I need to talk:
My Postpartum Voice - Lauren Hale is the founder of #ppdchat and #listof3 on twitter. PPDChat also has a wonderful support community on Facebook as well. She is generous and kind and doesn’t mince words.
#ppdchat on Twitter - The kindest, most understanding and supportive women you’ve never met. These girls have saved my life. Someone’s always watching the hashtag. If you need to talk, this is the place to go.