Learn How To Take Care of Yourself Postpartum & Get Support

These websites provide background information and a list of resources to address a range of postpartum issues, including infant feeding, postpartum depression, and postpartum complications.

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN): Save your life: get care for these post-birth warning signs  

Print out this one-page resource to help you recognize post-birth warning signs and seek help in an emergency. 

March of Dimes: The Importance of the Postpartum Check-up  

This article provides information on postpartum check-ups, including why it is important, what to expect, and how to create a postpartum care plan.

Postpartum Support International: Frequently asked questions  

This website provides background information, free support, and answers frequently asked questions about postpartum depression and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women’s Health: Finding breastfeeding support and information

This resource provides helpful information on the types of professionals who can help with infant feeding, as well as free peer support and federal programs that assist with infant feeding.