Mental Health

Mental Health Resources

For hotlines the following are available:  Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois offers a 24/7 hotline for women and their families

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Post Partum Psychosis

Postpartum psychosis is a severe mental illness that develops within the first week after delivery. It is important that women

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Seeking Help

Mental illness during pregnancy is nothing to be embarrassed about and it is very common. 1 out of 8 women

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Anxiety

Perinatal Anxiety  Pregnancy can be overwhelming; anxiety is very common during and after pregnancy. It is similar to regular anxiety

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Depression

“Baby Blues”  Hormone levels after birth drop, which significantly impacts mood. “Baby blues” are feelings of sadness after the baby

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Mental Health

During and After Pregnancy  Adding the responsibility of creating a life on top of other responsibilities can have an effect

Mental Health

Mental Health Resources

For hotlines the following are available:  Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois offers a 24/7 hotline for women and their families

Pregnant african woman sitting on yoga mat, hugging her belly

Post Partum Psychosis

Postpartum psychosis is a severe mental illness that develops within the first week after delivery. It is important that women

happy african american pregnant woman with flower

Seeking Help

Mental illness during pregnancy is nothing to be embarrassed about and it is very common. 1 out of 8 women

Tired african american lady touching and massaging temples

Anxiety

Perinatal Anxiety  Pregnancy can be overwhelming; anxiety is very common during and after pregnancy. It is similar to regular anxiety

Depression Concept. Portrait Of Sad African Female Sitting On Sofa At Home

Depression

“Baby Blues”  Hormone levels after birth drop, which significantly impacts mood. “Baby blues” are feelings of sadness after the baby

Tired African American young mom sitting with kid on bed

Mental Health

During and After Pregnancy  Adding the responsibility of creating a life on top of other responsibilities can have an effect