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Postpartum Support International is a Global Resource for Mothers and Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Postpartum Support Is an International Resource for Mothers and Families You Are Not Alone, You Are Not to Blame, With Help, You Will Get WellPortland, OR March 9—One in seven pregnant or postpartum mothers…
Renewal Series

Renewal 2021 – PSI Video Series

Have you ever wanted to learn more about meditation, mindfulness, yoga and grow your self-care toolbox? If so, PSI will be launching a brand new video series on Facebook and Instagram, that will focus on Renewal and Self-Care topics.  When…

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

This month is a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness about the joys and benefits of breastfeeding. It also allows us to highlight and discuss some of the most common struggles and complications that can arise. We look forward to providing…

Looking to the future: Letters from PSI Board Members: Chris Raines, Liz Verney and Ann Smith

Letter from Chris Raines, RN MSN APRN-BC- PSI Board Chair Hi everyone,WOW, what a wonderful virtual conference we just completed. When we started talking about how to have our yearly conference this year, scheduled for New Orleans, we talked…

No Parent Alone

Help build the #noparentalone movement with us! Post a photo of yourself, you and your kids, your family or anyone you love and add the hashtag #NoParentAlone, #NoMomAlone, #NoDadAlone and the helpline phone number: 1-800-944-4773. Let your…

PSI Focuses on Raising Awareness of Maternal Mental Health

Events Include Maternal Mental Health Day, PSI 32nd Annual Conference and  Climb out of the Darkness PORTLAND, OR. --- Postpartum Support International (PSI), the leading organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood…

FDA Approval of First Treatment Indicated for PPD

Postpartum Support International Statement on FDA Approval of First Treatment Indicated for Postpartum Depression March 25, 2019On March 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Brexanolone the first treatment indicated…
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Before and After

Before and After by Ann Smith, PSI Board President PSI BLOG December 27, 2018 33 years ago, the landscape for moms with postpartum mental illness was pretty barren. Even for me, a certified nurse midwife who lived in New York City—a city…
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Pact for the Cure

Pact for the Cure -- PPD ACT by Carly Snyder, MD for PSI Blog May 8, 2017 PPD ACT™ , the largest research study on PPD and other perinatal mood disorders, aims to understand why some women get postpartum depression (PPD) and others…

PPD ACT

April 27, 2017      Popular ResearchKit iPhone App to Study Postpartum Depression Expands to Include New Countries, Modules and Android Version One year after launching iOS version of PPD ACTTM in the U.S. and Australia, UNC School of Medicine…

Important PSI News about the Safety Net for all families

PSI is here to support the families of Postpartum Progress March 7, 2017 All of us at Postpartum Support International (PSI) want to say how sorry we are about what has taken place in recent days at Postpartum Progress. To all of you who have…

PSI Memorial Quilt

PSI Memorial Quilt by Lauren Safran "A quilt is never just fabric sewn together. It’s an expression of joy, love, sadness, loss, and hope. It is the comfort of a warm embrace or a lasting memory. I became aware of the true power of this craft…
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Learn how to help new moms and dads — Trainings

Coming to YOU! PSI Certificate Trainings: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Components of Care  We have new trainings planned all the time -- come join us! You'll find more information and registration links below. The…

PSI Response to Tragedy

*trigger alert*   For tragedy. If you need support, call us at 800-944-4773. In an emergency, call 800-973-TALK. Response to Tragedy in Which Memphis Mom is Charged with Murder After Stabbing Four Children July 7th, 2016 As details emerge…

PSI Receives Grant From Walton Family Foundation

Postpartum Support International Receives Grant from Walton Family Foundation First World Maternal Mental Health Day to be Held on May 4, 2016 Denver, CO. Apr 28, 2016 – As many as one in seven women will experience postpartum depression.…