Diagnosis & Assessment
All pregnant and postpartum mothers, fathers, and partners should be screened for PMADs.
The following is a list of resources that can be used to help guide you in your screening process. The screening tools alone should not be used to diagnose. We recommend the screening tools as a guide and an in person interview for diagnosis.
Screenings for perinatal depression:
Screenings for perinatal anxiety:
Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale.docx
Handouts for patients:
Patient Information Sheet- from The Postpartum Stress Center in NJ
Opiate Use During Pregnancy- a handout for parents and families & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
printable handout that shares up-to-date evidence based information about medications! Feel free to share!
Additional trusted resources:
Thomas Hale's MedsMilk https://medsmilk.com/
MassGen Center for Women's Mental Health https://womensmentalhealth.org/
UK Teratology Information Service http://www.uktis.org/