“Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)” is a series of three courses that cover everything you need to know in order to understand the full range of postpartum mood issues and their different treatment options – including self-care strategies, therapy, and medication – and how to access care for yourself or for someone you love.

Part Two: Preventing PMADs, Self-Management Strategies, and How to Know When it is Time to Get Professional Help

This course covers how to prepare for the possibility of postpartum mood issues, including what can be done to prevent them or minimize their severity. It also provides self-help resources and provides instruction in a variety of coping strategies. Finally, this course helps make clear when it is time to seek professional help and provides scripts for starting these conversations.


This course also contains many downloadable resources including prenatal and 6-week checkup discussion tools and a postpartum self-care plan!


Part Three Coming 11/30: Understanding Different Treatment Options and How to Access Care

This course covers all the different treatment options available, explaining the types of therapy and classes of medication which are evidence-based treatments for PMADs in particular. It also explains how to find and choose a therapist, how to find and choose a prescriber, and how to pay for behavioral health treatments, whether through insurance or other means.



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