In Our Community.
Postpartum Adjustment Support Groups in our area are sponsored by the Tree of Hope Foundation. Please, visit their website for updated information about meetings.
For support groups outside of our community, please, contact Postpartum Support International.
Beyond the Blues. A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression by Shoshana S. Bennett and Pec Indman (Paperback, 2006). Receive this book as a gift the first time you come to our support group!
Pregnancy Blues. What Every Woman Needs to Know About Depression During Pregnancy by Shaila Kulkarni Misri, M.D. (Paperback, 2005).
This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin (Paperback – Aug 1, 1994).
The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for living with Postpartum Depression by Karen R. Kleiman (Paperback – Feb 26, 2001).
Postpartum Depression Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Overcoming the Most Common Complication after Childbirth by Joyce A. Venis and Suzanne McCloskey (Paperback Mar 7, 2007).
Postpartum Depression For Dummies (For Dummies (Psychology & Self Help)) by Shoshana S. Bennett and Mary Jo Codey (Paperback – Jan 10, 2007).
Conquering Postpartum Depression: A Proven Plan For Recovery by Ronald Rosenberg, Deborah Greening, and James Windell (Paperback – Jun 15, 2004).
Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields (Hardcover May 3, 2005).
Letters of Hope Through Post Partum Depression by Janice Vegh (Paperback – Aug 27, 2008).
Tree of Hope Postpartum Research and Education Foundation – (http://www.treeofhopefoundation.org/) The Tree of Hope is dedicated to raising postpartum awareness by providing educational programs to parents, governments, communities and medical professionals. Tree of Hope also sponsors regular fundraising events to help fund research for understanding mood disorders and discovering new ways to treat them.
Postpartum Support International – (http://postpartum.net/) PSI was founded in 1987 to address emotional health issues related to childbirth. This organization offers a variety of services including a global network that connects those in need with the necessary support and resources. PSI also offers extensive information on PPD as well as information on related events and legislation.
MedEdPPD provides information and education on recent research, information and specialized providers.
I’m listening by Jane Honikman – (www.janehonikman.com/steps-to-wellness.html). In this website, Jane discusses her steps to wellness.
Online PPD Support – (http://www.ppdsupportpage.com) An online support group devoted to mothers suffering from symptoms of PPD. The website provides a host of resources including research and educational links, book recommendations, a “Dad’s only” section and a members’ FAQ feature.
Postpartum Dads Project. http://postpartumdadsproject.org/
Postpartum Men. http://www.postpartummen.com/. Here you can find information about Paternal Postnatal Depression, and a paternal version of the EPDS to help you assess whether you could have it.