I realize that postpartum depression never takes a holiday, but every now and then I have to. So, I'm on vacation this week.

Meeska, Mooska, Mickeeeeeeey Mouse!

Meanwhile, I thought I'd give you some links this week toa fewof Postpartum Progress readers' favorite posts. Check 'em out!

For postpartum depression (all are also applicable to many of the other perinatal mood/anxiety disorders):

The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety (In Plain Mama English)

Five Things Every New Mother Should Know About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression: The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

Don't Let the Terms "Baby Blues" or "Mild Postpartum Depression Fool You"

What Have I Wrought?: Postpartum Depression's Impact On Our Children

For postpartum psychosis:

The Symptoms of Postpartum Psychosis (In Plain Mama English)

Naked on the Side of the Road: One Mother's Story of Postpartum Psychosis

Teresa Twomey: On the Big Bad Wolf of Postpartum Mood Disorders

For postpartum anxiety and postpartum OCD:

The Endless What-Ifs of Postpartum Anxiety and Postpartum OCD

Great Article on Postpartum OCD and Intrusive Thoughts

Motherhood Anxiety & My Cat: A Story of Redemption (Sort Of)

Tragedy & Misery Intertwined: 9/11 & the Birth of My Postpartum OCD