At The Motherhood Center, we provide supportive services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) often referred to as postpartum depression (PPD).
Whether you are looking for a support group for new mothers, individual therapy, or a day program for moderate to severe PMADs, The Motherhood Center offers something to every woman making the transition to parenthood.
Catherine Birndorf, MD
CEO and Medical Director
Paige Bellenbaum, LMSW
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What no one tells you
“Too often women imagine pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of parenthood through rose-colored glasses. Reproductive psychiatrists Sacks and Birndorf reassuringly talk about why these experiences can be stressful. They call pregnancy early motherhood “matrescence,” which fittingly sounds like adolescence, “another time when bodies morph and hormones surge….[WHAT NO ONE TELLS YOU is] a good guide to mental health issues faced by new parents.”—Booklist
World Maternal Health Month is Around The Corner, How Can You Get Involved?
On May 1st of every year, World Maternal Mental Health Day draws attention to essential mental health concerns for mothers and families around the world.
Join the Motherhood Center as we raise awareness around the critical issue of PMADS!