RESOURCES

TO FIND SUPPORT AND TREATMENT

Postpartum Support International:

www.postpartum.net

800.944.4PPD(4773)- PSI's toll-free Help Line refers callers to appropriate local resources including emergency services.

The Postpartum Stress Center

www.postpartumstress.com

1062Lancaster Ave.

Rosemont, PA 19010

610-525-7527

The Postpartum Stress Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of PPD.. Karen Kleiman, the founder of the center has written multiple books on PPD for mothers, fathers, and professionals.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Postpartum Support International:

Go to www.postpartum.net for a list of groups in your area

Postpartum Meetup Groups:

Go to www.postpartum.meetup.com to meet up with other women coping with PPD. Family and friends welcome.

Online PPD Support Group:

www.ppdsupportpage.com

TELEPHONE SUPPORT

Postpartum Support International

800-944-4PPD (4773)

Hotline for information, support, and resources for treatment.

Postpartum Stressline: (Warmline)

888-678-2669

Trained volunteers have all survived PPD. Warmline where mothers can leave a message and a volunteer will return her call.

Postpartum Education for Parents

www.sbpep.org

Warmline (805) 564-3888

for 24 hours, one on one support and information

PARENTING ORGANIZATIONS

Center for Parenting Education

www.CenterforParentingEducation.org

Email at [email protected]

215-657-5720

Breastfeeding Resource Center

breastfeedingresourcecenter.org

1355 Old York Rd. Suite 101, Abington, PA. 19001

215-886-2433

Hosts breastfeeding support, parenting classes, retail store, & professional training

SUICIDE HOTLINES

The Suicide Crisis Center (Hotline)

http://suicidehotlines.com

1-800- SUICIDE

1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Hotline and Website (Hotline)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

800-273-8255

National Postpartum Depression Hotline

1-800-PPD-MOM 1-800-PPD-MOM

OTHER HELPFUL WEBSITES

The Marce’Society

www.marcesociety.com

An international organization dedicated to scientific research in the field of PPD.  

American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists (ACOG)

www.acog.org

Information and publications on PPD

MGM Center for Women's Mental Health

womensmentalhealth.org

Trauma and Birt

Postpartum Dads

Postpartumdads.org

Postpartum Men

postpartum men.com

Depression Central on Postpartum Depression

http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.post-partum.html

Postpartum DoulaSupport

http://www.dona.org/mothers/index.php

For postpartum assistance with baby care and household support.

US Dept. of Health & Human Services,

Office on Women’s Health

www.womenshealth.gov

1-800-994-9662

National Women’s Health Information Center

www.4women.gov

MEDICATION DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

Infant Risk Center: 806-352-2519

Motherisk: 877-439-2744

Mother to Baby: 866-626-6847 

HELPFUL BOOKS

List of books on postpartum depression and anxiety:

  • PSI Bookstore at postpartum.net
  • Books by Karen Kleiman at postpartumstresscenter.com