This list of symptoms created by Postpartum Progress was developed in collaboration with women who have survived postpartum depression and/or anxiety/OCD. It is meant to describe, in words women (and their partners and families) can understand and relate to, what postpartum depression or anxiety/OCD might look like in the women who have it. You are welcome to download, print and distribute as many copies of the Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety (in Plain Mama English) as you like, as long as the copies are not altered, cut and pasted, or edited in any way. Just scroll down, enter your correct name and email below and click the green subscribe button, and we will send you the PDF.If you have questions, need help or would like to share feedback, please contact us at Also, be sure to check out our other downloadable tools:
The New Mom Checklist for Maternal Mental Health HelpThe Symptoms of Postpartum Psychosis (in Plain Mama English)The Maternal Mental Health Bill of RightsPostpartum Depression Treatment Infographic

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