- Chronic crying
- Unexplained physical complaints such as headaches, nausea, or pain
- Suicidal thoughts*
- Appetite changes
- Sleep disturbances (other than baby waking)
- Rapid weight gain or loss
- Poor concentration or focus
- A feeling of detachment from baby
- Feeling disconnected from baby and others
- A lack of feelings or interest towards the baby
- Feeling angry and/or irritable
- Hopelessness and helplessness
- Feeling totally OVERWHELMED
- Inability to take care of self, baby, or family
- Loss of interest, joy, or pleasure
- Isolation or not wanting to see friends or family
- Thinking: “This doesn’t feel like me”
- Having others comment that you do not seem like yourself
- Mood swings
- 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!