Depression

Each year in the United States alone, over 400,000 new mothers suffer from severe postpartum depression (PPD)

      Each year in the United States alone, over 400,000 new mothers  suffer from severe postpartum  depression (PPD). KBHC has partnered Community Crisis to develop the PPD Moms Project. The goal is to make screening new mothers for PPD a routine part of  prenatal and postnatal care, and provide guidance to treatment and support. For further information and PPD resources, call 1-800-PPD-MOMS.

   
 

Each year in the United States, 
over 400,000 new mothers 
suffer from severe postpartum 
depression (PPD).

KBHC has partnered Community Crisis to develop the PPD Moms Project. The goal is to make screening new mothers for PPD a routine part of prenatal and postnatal care, and provide guidance to treatment and support.

For further information and PPD resources,
call 1-800-PPD-MOMS.

Support PPD Moms Project of the Kristin Brooks Hope Center

The following web sites have excellent information and resources on Postpartum Depression.

http://www.acog.org/from_home/publications/press_releases/nr01-08-02.cfm

http://www.depressionafterdelivery.com

http://www.emorywomensprogram.org

http://familydoctor.org/handouts/379.html

http://www.motherisk.org/ 

http://www.womensmentalhealth.org

 

 
 
   

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