1. Sadness
  2. Chronic crying
  3. Unexplained physical complaints such as headaches, nausea, or pain
  4. Suicidal thoughts*
  5. Appetite changes
  6. Sleep disturbances (other than baby waking)
  7. Rapid weight gain or loss
  8. Poor concentration or focus
  9. A feeling of detachment from baby
  10.  Feeling disconnected from baby and others
  11.  A lack of feelings or interest towards the baby
  12.  Feeling angry and/or irritable
  13.  Hopelessness and helplessness
  14.  Feeling totally OVERWHELMED
  15.  Inability to take care of self, baby, or family
  16.  Loss of interest, joy, or pleasure
  17.  Isolation or not wanting to see friends or family
  18.  Thinking: “This doesn’t feel like me” 
  19.  Having others comment that you do not seem like yourself
  20.  Mood swings
  21.  Feelings of worthlessness

Postpartum Depression is treatable and curable. It can occur during pregnancy or anytime in the first year of parenthood. All parents, regardless of gender, are susceptible.

If you or someone you know is experiencing these symptoms, please contact your health care provider or reach out to the therapists at The Catalyst Center.

You are not alone. We can help.

Call or text, 720-675-7123 to schedule or learn more about our services, including our Therapy Group for New and Expecting Mothers. You can also fill out the contact form to the right and we will be with you shortly. 

The Catalyst Center is a group practice specializing in the prevention and treatment of postpartum depression, anxiety, and trauma reactions.

*If suicidal thoughts grow into a plan, please contact your care provider immediately or call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

Thanks to Dr. Katie Godfrey, LMFT for compiling this information!





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