State of New Jersey. Department of Health and Senior Services

perinatal mood disorders. speak up when you are down


moreAfter her son's birth, Adrienne's stress and anxiety compounded by a lack of sleep led her to regret her decision to become a mother.


moreThaydra experienced postpartum depression with the birth of her son. Despite preventative measures, she suffered again four years later when she delivered twins.


moreSylvia's PPD began moments after her daughter's birth. Her condition became so severe that Melina lived with her grandparents until she was 9 months old.


moreAlicia's father-in-law passed away during her second pregnancy and she attributed her feelings of sadness to grief. But after her daughter was born, the difficulties were diagnosed as postpartum depression.