Most of the time I felt
like I was living in a fog.

I also felt a heavy sense of anxiety and stress, but couldn’t explain why. When the sun went down, I would dread the long nights ahead, spending most of my time in bed crying. I didn’t feel like myself and my husband had no idea what to make of me. I kept thinking it would pass, but it only got worse…

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders are incredibly common,
affecting about 1 in every 5 women. But most importantly – they are treatable.

Tikvaseinu is here to support you on your journey to healing.

What is a Perinatal Mood
and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD)?

Many women experience some mild mood changes during the perinatal period (conception through one year post delivery.) 1 in 5 women will experience more significant symptoms of depression and or anxiety, which are the common signs for a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder (PMAD).

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Can’t you just
snap out of it?
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It’s just the
baby blues.
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Think good and it
will be good.
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It will pass.
People mean well, but they don’t always know enough.

With Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, you can’t “shake it off” or “snap out of it”. You can’t will yourself to be more positive. The brain is a complex organ. Sometimes we fail to realize that mental illness, just like a physical illness, is real. There is no shame in getting help.

At Tikvaseinu, We know.

We know your pain. We know the immense challenge that
the perinatal period can present. And we also know how to help.

Begin your journey of recovery today.

What We Do:

We are here to provide critical resources and support to women struggling with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. We aim to provide exceptional care, as we partner with women on their journey toward recovery.

Call the
Tikvaseinu helpline
Get connected to
a case manager
Receive expert care
from specialists
Benefit from trusted
referrals and support staff

You're In Good Hands


Tikvaseinu is devoted to protecting and respecting confidentiality above all. Nothing is more important that keeping our clients’ privacy intact.


Every member of Tikvaseinu’s team – be it a mentor, clinician or physician – has a high level of expertise. No more going to doctors or therapists with a rudimentary understanding of your struggles; Tikvaseinu clients have access to highly specialized care.


Tikvaseinu’s wraparound care ensures that no woman slips through the cracks. The Tikvaseinu team holds her hand throughout the process, and collaborates with the entire care team to help ensure that her needs are met.


At Tikvaseinu we provide a safe and non-judgmental environment so that every women feels secure, understood and embraced. Tikvaseinu’s team knows the challenges that women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders face and treats every client with the respect and empathy they deserve.

With Tikvaseinu, you and your family are never alone.


Symptoms may include:

  • Intense feelings of anger, sadness, irritability or guilt.
  • Lack of interest in your baby
    (and sometimes even thoughts of harming your baby or yourself.)
  • Changes in eating and sleeping habits
  • Trouble concentrating and thoughts of hopelessness

Other symptoms may include:

  • Extreme worries or fears and panic attacks.
  • Repetitive, upsetting and unwanted thoughts or mental images.
  • 1) If you (or a loved one) “don’t feel like yourself” or are experiencing “baby blues” beyond two weeks postpartum.
  • 2) If you feel like your daily functioning has been impacted or that “you can’t cope.”
  • 3) If you are thinking about causing harm to yourself or others, please seek emergency psychiatric care or call 911.
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Partner with Tikvaseinu
and help more women
reclaim their lives today.

Her children, her spouse, her family depend on it.