Ottawa, Ontario

Post Partum Depression Support

Are you feeling...

  • anxious
  • overwhelmed
  • exhausted
  • confused
  • sad

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



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