No one should go on this journey alone; at CFMMH, we strive to connect you with services and useful resources to add to your coping toolbox. There are a multitude of organizations that provide free information that can help you with perinatal distress, medication questions, lactation issues, and general mental health concerns. Below are just a few of the resources available to you:
Postpartum Support International is dedicated to helping families suffering from postpartum depression, anxiety, and distress. We provide direct peer support to families and train professionals in the field.
The mission of La Leche League International is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.
Mommymeds provides up-to-date, evidence-based information on the use of medications, and the effect of some disease conditions, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Extensive information on signs, symptoms, treatment options, and current research on a wide range of mental health disorders are available.
The Infantrisk Center provides counseling and data on the use of drugs and other substances in pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. This can be helpful when deciding whether to consider medication as a treatment option.
Tampa Bay Center for Relational Psychology is a practice of independent psychologists and mental health practitioners committed to helping individuals, families and couples in the Wesley Chapel area improve their own and their families’ emotional and psychological well-being.