Online resources for you and your family
Find out more about postpartum depression and other perinatal disorders
Postpartum Support International - postpartum.net
Postpartum Stress Center - postpartumstress.com
Postpartum Resource Center of NY - postpartumny.org
Seleni Institute - seleni.org
Information on Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex (D-MER) which involves intense feelings of sadness or rage with milk letdown in nursing/pumping moms. d-mer.org
Hyperemesis Gravidarum support: HER Foundation hyperemesis.org
To connect with other moms:
Helping connect moms in WNY with support and friendship 716moms.com
An extensive local directory for all things related to birth and early parenting welcomemama.com
Local classes for moms and families Buffalobaby.org
Information for Dads with postpartum depression
Motherisk provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to drugs, chemicals, diseases, radiation and environmental agents. This is a link to information about medication taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding and how it may impact the baby.
The Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network assists the community in meeting the needs of people facing perinatal death, the death of a baby from miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death. They have a variety of support services and are active with community events in addition to a newsletter.