Perinatal/Postpartum
& Maternal-Infant
Mental Health Resources

The process of family building is one of the most intense periods in one’s life. When trying to conceive, during pregnancy and following birth, major changes occur for women physically and emotionally, as well as in their lifestyle and relationships.

Women are more likely to have difficulty coping in the first year after childbirth than at any other time in their lives. Even when conception, pregnancy and childbirth are smooth, the transition to parenting your new baby may be rocky. If becoming pregnant, the course of your pregnancy and/or childbirth did not go as planned, you may be suddenly faced with a variety of unexpected stresses, losses, and challenges. Here are some additional resources that can help on this journey.