Building healthier families

The Perinatal Behavioral Health Service at Washington University in St. Louis provides screening, evaluation and treatment for parents who are experiencing pregnancy-related or postpartum stress, depression, anxiety and mood disorders.

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You are not alone.

Postpartum depression affects up to two out of every 10 moms. It can occur at any time in your baby’s first year.


Good mental health is very important before and after giving birth to a child when complex emotions can affect pregnancy outcomes, the ability to parent, physical well-being and overall quality of life.

Call us at 314-454-5052

Our team specializes in helping perinatal families manage stress and practice coping skills and is dedicated to improving people’s physical and mental health.

PBHS is not an emergency service. If you are in crisis, please call Behavioral Health Response at 314-469-6644 to immediately talk to someone anytime of day.