Perinatal Depression

Perinatal Depression TV Spot — Dialogue

Expectant Mother 1: "I'm pregnant; I'm supposed to be happy."

Expectant Mother 2: "I haven't been myself since the baby was born."

Expectant Mother 3: "What's wrong with me?"

Expectant Mother 4: "I should be happy but I'm sad."

Expectant Mother 5: "Will these feelings ever go away?"

Voice-over: Being pregnant and having a new baby can be a wonderful experience. But, it can also make you feel sad, anxious, or worried about being a good mother. If you are pregnant or a new mother and feel depressed you are not alone. Call 1-800-522-5006 for confidential information on where to get help.

A message from the New York State Department of Health.