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What is PMD?

What is PMD?

PMD is the most common complication of childbearing. PMD can include symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, bi-polar disorder or postpartum psychosis. PMD can develop during pregnancy or in the first year after having a baby.

Find information about PMD, symptoms, risk factors and the answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in our PMD Info link.

How do I know if I have PMD?

Complete the PMD Symptom Checklist and talk to your medical practitioner about how you are feeling. It is important to get the help and support you need.

Where do I get help?

There are many resources and supports available in the community. There is also on-line support and websites. Check out the Resources link for more information.

If you are in crisis call 911, go to your nearest hospital emergency department or Call Peel Crisis Services at 905-278-9036