Pregnancy-related depression resources for providers

We provide information and guidance for Colorado providers on addressing pregnancy-related depression. This information is for use in practices and with clients.
Pregnancy-related depressive symptoms guidance
Guidance and materials for people who work with women of childbearing age or their children. 
Screening tools
Screening for pregnancy-related depression is important both during and after pregnancy. The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a recommended screening tool. It was developed and validated for women during the postpartum period.
  • Offering H.O.P.E - Identifying and supporting expectant and new parents struggling with depression and anxiety. - New April 2019
  • H.O.P.E (en Español) - Identificar y apoyar a padres con preocupaciones de la salud mental durante el embarazo y posparto - Nuevo abril 2019
CDPHE Reports
Tool kits
Tool kits to assist direct-service personnel in the prevention, identification, and treatment of depression and other mental health concerns in pregnant and postpartum women.