"Despite the fact that postpartum depression is one of the most common complications of childbirth, very few of us know enough about it to recognize it when it appears."
Postpartum Progress is offering regional peer support groups online for moms suffering from postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, postpartum psychosis, and postpartum PTSD. These groups are held on Facebook to make it easily accessible for most women. For more information click here.
Paternal postnatal depression (PPND) is when dads experience something similar to postpartum depression. If you are a dad, read this article by Karen Kleiman that helps explain more about this type of depression.