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Postpartum Depression Websites
Postpartum illness can affect up to 8 out of 10 new mothers, to varying degrees of severity. Postpartum Depression is thought to be triggered by the rapid change in hormone levels experienced after labor, as well as extreme exhaustion.- Category ID : 80579
Center for Postpartum Health
Addresses the pregnancy and birth needs of women and their families, before and after delivery, particularly as it pertains to the development of depression and other mood disorders.
A Postnatal Depression (PND) video and CD ROM for health care professionals and parents dealing with the postnatal depression and its effects. Produced by PND counsellor, Liz Wise.
Understanding Postnatal Depression
Information and tips for mothers and families affected by PND, compiled by a mother who has experienced the illness herself. Provides two forums for sharing experiences and support.
PPD Support Page
Offering peer support and resources to people dealing with postpartum mood disorders.
An informational site by a mother who has suffered from PPD and is currently collecting personal experience stories in order to compile a book about a range of postpartum mood disorders.
An international society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness related to childbearing. Website of the Australasian Branch.