Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)

The weeks and months after childbirth can be very difficult and for a significant number of women (1 in 7) perinatal depression develops. If you are struggling with depression or anxiety then you may want to complete this short 10-item postnatal depression scale is designed to help women identify if they are struggling with postpartum depression or anxiety.  Please check the answer that best describes how you have been feeling over the past 7 days, not just today. The measure is confidential and results are for general informational purposes. This does not replace speaking to trained health professional and this measure is not used by itself to diagnose postnatal depression. If you would like to talk to someone you will find more information here

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