Life with a new baby is not always what you expect. 

Postpartum Blues or “Baby Blues” are common.  

4 in 5 mothers will have postpartum blues.  

Postpartum mood disorders are real. 

1 in 5 mothers will have a postpartum mood disorder. 

Sometimes the blues do not go away.  If you are concerned don’t wait.

 For more information download:
Life with a new baby is not always what you expect” 

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This booklet includes information on: 

  • signs and symptoms of postpartum blues,
  • depression mood disorders and psychosis
  • what your partner, family and friends can do
  • where to get help
  • what you can do

Remember it is not your fault.

Many medications are safe to take when you are breastfeeding.  

Motherisk (a program operated through The Hospital for Sick Kids):

  • has the up to date research-based information.  Call there for information about medications and breastfeeding.  
    1-877-439-2744 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Life with a baby: 
is a free program running in the Niagara Region.
Click here for more information. 

For support in Niagara call the Parent Talk Line

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