The state of Michigan is concerned enough about the Mental Health of Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers to proclaim the month of May Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) Awareness Month.
We in Holland believe that helping our Mothers be well helps children grow up in stability, promotes strong marriages, and a good community to live in. As such, on May 2, 2018 the Mayor of Holland joined the movement to raise awareness about the difficulties some mothers will face while pregnant and postpartum, and signed the 1st Proclamation for our city as well.
Please join us in spreading awareness about the Perinatal Mood And Anxiety Disorders (“PMAD,” commonly called Postpartum Depression) and what we as a community can do to decrease the staggering statistics of women who may have been previously very high functioning suffering while pregnant or postpartum.
There are several types of postpartum depression that range in severity of symptoms. The types of postpartum depression include: