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


Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health

Motherisk                           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                                                                                   information on medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Birth support:                    First 5 California

Postpartum Dads         

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


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