Introduction: 20% of mothers suffer from the postnatal depression. The consequences are not only harmful for the mother but also for the child and the whole family. It causes physical, social and cognitive hindering of the child’s development. There are many risk factors. Poor social situation, problems with the partner and preliminary depression are just some of them. There is the need for the development of the healthcare for mothers suffering from this disease, and also the need to offer them help. Purpose: Purpose of the thesis is to introduce the health care with dealing of the postnatal depression. Methods: The method used is the descriptive analysis of the theoretical and empirical research. The literature that is used is freely available in the English and the Slovene language and hasn't been older than five years unless the usage of the older literature has been legitimate. Results: An important influence on the course of the disease and the treatment has the stigma of the postnatal depression, which is the mental disease. The phase of the health state and treatment needed depends on the approach of the healthcare workers. The key to prevent the disease is to gain the knowledge and to spread the awareness about the postnatal depression. Discussion and conclusion: The key to reduce the postnatal depression is a good treatment of the neonatal mother. It is achieved by teaching the methods of release and spreading the knowledge, teaching the mothers of situations connected to the baby, accepting and understanding the neonatal mothers. Researchers are trying to find new ways to prevent the postnatal depression. The development of the online programs and applications for self-control and self-care nowadays anticipate the most.