Are you feeling...
An estimated 1 out of every 6 women experiences troubling depression or anxiety after the birth or adoption of her child. If it lasts longer than a couple of weeks or if your symptoms are severe enough to interfere with your daily routine, it's time to seek help.
If you think that you may be suffering from postpartum depression, it is important to contact your health care provider as soon as possible to start getting help. Please call if we can help you connect with resources in the Ottawa community.
You are not alone. There is help. You will get better.
Postpartum Depression Support is now offered through Family Services à la famille Ottawa.
For more information, please call (613) 725-3601 ext. 117
Internet resources that you may find helpful
Canadian chat and discussion boards with informative articles
Canadian and international sites about post partum depression
Canadian resources pages about related topics