Resources and Websites

Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

This Isn’t What I Expected:  Overcoming Postpartum Depression (2nd edition).                         Karen Kleiman and Karen Davis Raskin

Beyond the Blues:  A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression  by Shoshana S. Bennett, Pec Indman

The Postpartum Husband:  Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression              Karen Kleiman

Down Came the Rain:  My Journey Through Postpartum Depression                                              Brooke Shields

Websites:

Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health  http://www.womensmentalhealth.org

Motherisk                       www.motherisk.org              1-877-439-2744                                               provides information on the safety and risks of drugs in pregnancy and lactation, alcohol and other substance use in pregnancy

Mother to baby                http://www.mothertobaby.org                                                                             information on medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Birth support:                     www.first5la.org         First 5 California

Postpartum Dads                   www.postpartumdads.org

Postpartum Support International                    wwwpostpartum.net                                             Provides information, support, and resources to moms experiencing perinatal distress.

Loss/Grief:

Healing Your Grieving Heart:  100 Practical Ideas                                                                            Alan Wolfeit, PhD

How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies                                                                       Therese Rando PhD

Empty Arms:  Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death                                           Sherokee Ilse