The international organization that aims to build a social support network for pregnant and new moms in every community worldwide.
Katherine Stone blogs about PPD goings-on throughout the US and Canada. Her story and those of her readers are touching and healing. Also very informative and up-to-date.
The Harvard program that is responsible for the best and most credible information on medications.
A non-profit organization working together to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness through widely distributed public education materials and programs based on the latest scientific insights and measured for effectiveness.
The Postpartum Stress Center, LLC, has distinguished itself as the premier treatment and professional training center for prenatal and postpartum depression & anxiety. In addition to this area of expertise, we offer a full range of general counseling services to individuals or couples seeking support.
Addresses issues of breastfeeding and taking psychiatric medications.
Mothering Through the Darkness
By Jessica Smock and Stephanie Sprenger Series of essays by authors of all ages that had a pMAD experience.
This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression
By Karen Klieman, MSW & Valerie Raskin, MD
The Postpartum Husband
By Karen Klieman, MSW
Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression
By Shoshana Bennett, PhD & Pec Indman, EdD, MFT
Postpartum Survival Guide
By Ann Dunnewald, PhD & Diane G. Sanford, PhD
Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts
By Karen Kleiman, MSW
Great for any type of anxious thinking with strategies as well as information.
It takes courage to ask for help. The faster you get help, the sooner and more effectively you will be on your road to recovery.
Remember, these tips are temporary solutions. Often times long-term options such as support, counseling, and medical treatment are necessary. We can assist you in finding help. If you are suffering, please contact our confidential phone line. We will listen to your message and return your call within 24 hours.
913-677-1300 or 1-866-363-1300, in Kansas and Missouri.
Reproduce as needed, citing the copyright information. A score of 11 or more indicates depression. Women who score a 9-10 are at great risk for depression or may be experiencing mild symptoms. Be sure to look at item 10, a screening question for suicidal ideations. A 2 or higher on this item needs an immediate mental health evaluation.
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