Both mothers and fathers commonly experience depression and anxiety during pregnancy and parenting. Without treatment, these distressing feelings may affect how parents respond to and bond with their child as well. They can also impact the child’s development.
Fortunately, help is available—from family, peers and providers— to prevent, identify and treat perinatal mood disorders and to build the healthy family relationships that help communities thrive.
Get information about local and regional providers, support groups, and ways that we can all support parents and families: