Information for Community Members
Know the Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms
How Do I Know?
There are screening tools that can help indicate whether you may have maternal depression. A diagnosis, however, can only come from a medical or mental health provider. You can print a screen here, answer the questions and take it to your doctor. However, if you score high on the screen, it is very important that you seek help immediately.
What Can I Do?
Although it is often difficult for women to take time for themselves, self-care is important. In fact, it is very important to your family and baby. Select the link to the right to develop a self-care plan. More importantly, find someone you can talk to such as a family member, friend, or professional!
- Care plan