Postpartum Progress is the most widely read blog in the U.S. on mental illnesses that may arise during pregnancy and the first year after childbirth. These include postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, postpartum panic disorder, and postpartum psychosis, as well as pregnancy depression and anxiety. Postpartum Progress offers information, comfort, and hope to the women who suffer and the people who care for them. It features all the latest news and research, stories from fellow sufferers, tools for clinicians, and resource information on support groups, organizations, and treatment programs. Special features include the Surviving & Thriving Mothers Photo Album, picturing happy and healthy survivor moms and their children, and the Six Things series, brief and easy-to-read lists of the six most important things moms, partners, and healthcare professionals need to know about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Postpartum Progress was created by Katherine Stone, a mother of two and survivor of postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is listed as one of the top 10 mental health blogs by both PsychCentral and Blogs.com. (Twitter: @postpartumprogr)