Perinatal Mood Disorders
We work hand-in-hand with you and your family to help overcome mental health challenges, such as anxiety and depression, which can occur during pregnancy and after birth.
We provide a supportive, compassionate and safe environment where you can talk about what you're experiencing, and we include you in treatment planning and evidence-based therapies. The process is relatable and accessible.
Who benefits from perinatal mood disorder care?
Perinatal mood disorder care is intended to support and serve you if you:
- Have a history of perinatal mental health concerns, from preconception up to one year postpartum
- Are experiencing a significant increase in changes to your mood
- Are seeking resources, services and/or support groups
- Have experienced an unexpected outcome: NICU, pregnancy complication, miscarriage, termination, etc.
Baby blues or postpartum depression?
Perinatal mood disorder specialist Patricia Morgan, DNP, ARNP details the difference between the baby blues and postpartum depression. Read a transcript
Do you need help?
Call 425-899-3602 to speak with a registered nurse who can help find the services right for you. Our team is available to answer any of your questions and register you for support services.
Support and Resources
Perinatal Support Washington
This website offers free private support and a professional referral line.
Call 1-888-404-7763 and leave a message; a trained volunteer will return your call within twenty-four hours. You can also email them if you prefer.
Visit their website for more information
This Is Not What I Expected
This free support group is a great resource for families who are feeling overwhelmed or who are struggling with the transition to parenthood and would like some extra support.
It is led by an educator and a licensed clinical social worker who are trained to support parents through these challenges and help direct them to resources in our community for coping with postpartum adjustment and mood disorders.
Learn more about the support group