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Self-Test

Do I have a Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorder?

Below is a list of symptoms that pertain to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. If you are struggling, or are experiencing any of the symptoms below, please speak with your healthcare provider.



Are you feeling sad, depressed, or overwhelmed?
Do you feel more irritable or angry with those around you?
Are you having difficulty bonding with your baby?
Do you feel anxious or panicky?
Are you having problems with eating or sleeping?
Are you having upsetting thoughts that you can't get out of your mind?
Do you feel as if you are "out of control" or "going crazy"?
Do you feel like you never should have become a mother?
Do you feel guilty, or think you are a "bad mom"?
Are you having thoughts about harming yourself or your baby, or are you worried you might act on those thoughts?
You may print this self-test to take to your healthcare provider.

Mental Health Emergency?

  Go to the nearest Emergency Room
  Call 911
  Call your healthcare provider

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