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The Chickadee Postpartum Depression Study

The Chickadee Study is a clinical trial evaluating the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of brexanolone IV in the treatment of adolescent moms with postpartum depression (PPD). 

If you or a loved one fit this description you may qualify for the study:

  • age 15-17
  • gave birth in the past 6 months
  • are feeling lonely, isolated, sad, worried or hopeless

Teen mom with baby

*All study-related costs will be paid for by the research study and participants will be reasonably compensated for time and travel. Transportation may be provided for those who require assistance.

For more information contact Jamie at (919) 962-4798 or visit


Mom Genes Fight PPD Welcome Screen

Mom Genes Fight PPD Research App

Mom Genes Fight PPD is a research app for women who have ever experienced postpartum depression (PPD) or psychosis (PPP.) The goal of the study is to improve detection, treatment and prevention of PPD and PPP by finding the genetic basis of these disorders. Women who participate will download the Mom Genes app, fill out questionnaires and if eligible, submit a saliva sample.

You may be eligible to join if you:

• Are female aged 18 or above
• Have had a live birth
• Have an iOS or Android device

For more information, find us on the web at, Twitter @pactforthecure, Facebook @PPDACT, email or find the app in the iTunes or Google Play store by searching “PPD ACT”.