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:

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.docx

Screenings for perinatal anxiety:

Patient Information Sheet- from The Postpartum Stress Center in NJ

English                       Spanish

Handouts for providers:


Mental Health Emergency?  
  Go to the nearest Emergency Room
       Call 911      NAMI MN Crisis Resources (click here).

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