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Postpartum Mood Disorder - Help and Support

Healthy Babies Healthy Children
705-721-7520   1-877-721-7520

Home visiting for pregnant women and families with children up to 6 years of age.  Provides information about Postpartum Mood Disorder, strategies around coping, tips for nurturing yourself, ways for improving communication with loved ones, referrals to local counseling and information about community resources including groups for Postpartum Mood Disorders.  If you are interested in knowing more about the program or to register please call Your Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 or email.

Health Connection
705-721-7520   1-877-721-7520 or email.

Information and resources on postpartum mood disorders, postpartum health, breastfeeding, parenting, local community programs and support services and much more. Public health professionals available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CMHA Mental Health & Addiction Services of Simcoe County:
Crisis Service

Telephone crisis line for youth and adults experiencing a personal crisis in Simcoe County /Muskoka District. Services available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Call to speak with a professionally trained mental health and addictions counselor.

Motherisk Helpline

Expert information on medications, herbal products, vitamins, infections, chemical exposures, occupational exposures, environmental exposures and medical conditions during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

TeleHealth Ontario 

Free, confidential telephone service to get health advice or general health information from a registered nurse. 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Muskoka Postpartum Peer Support Group

Peer support on postpartum adjustment, postpartum depression and postpartum mood disorders. This group does not provide any medical services.

After Baby Support Group (Barrie) 

705-722-1581 or 705-726-4225 ext 2611/2612 for information or to register

Meet other new moms experiencing mood changes after birth of baby, Discuss relationships, difficult emotions and how to take care of yourself. Build coping strategies.
Your Local Public Library
The library in your community may have  books and videos about postpartum mood disorders.

Postpartum Support International (Canada)

This website is a great place for women and their partners to learn more about postpartum mood disorders. You'll find helpful information pages, book recommendations and links to many other sites of interest.

For more information on postpartum mood disorders and supports in Simcoe Muskoka, contact your health care provider or call 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 and speak with a public health professional Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or email Your Health Connection


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