Other Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)
If the symptoms of Postpartum Depression do not fit for you, but you know you are not feeling right, you may have a different group of symptoms. The term Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) encompasses any mood or anxiety condition that occurs in a woman from pregnancy through up to one year after the birth. PMADs can begin during pregnancy or after delivery. One in seven mothers experience a PMAD. The most common PMAD is Postpartum Depression. Others include Perinatal Anxiety, Perinatal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Perinatal Psychosis and Perinatal Bipolar Disorder. Anne Marie can help you determine what is going on for you, and what help is most suited to your needs. All Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders respond well to treatment. Contact Anne Marie to take the first step toward feeling better.