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Reading Resources

Reading Resources

Recommended reading for women and families dealing with pregnancy or postpartum depression:

Bennett, S. (2007).  Postpartum Depression for Dummies.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Bennett, S., & Indman, P. (2006). Beyond the Blues:  A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression. Moodswings Press.

Dunnewold, A., & Sanford, D. (1994). Postpartum Survival Guide.  New Harbinger Publications.

Kleinman, K. (2005).  What Am I Thinking?:  Having A Baby After Postpartum Depression.  Xlibris Corporation.

Kleiman, K. (2001). The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression.  Xlibris Corporation.

Kleinman, K., & Raskin, V. (1994). This Isn’t What I Expected:  Overcoming Postpartum Depression.  Bantam Books.

Lasalandra, S. (2005).  A Daughter's Touch: One Woman's Journey Through Postpartum Depression.  Quattro M. Publishing.

Misri, S. (2001). Shouldn’t I Be Happy:  Emotional Problems of Pregnant and Postpartum Women. The Free Press.

Osmond, M. (2001).  Behind the Smiles.  Warner Books, Inc.

Placksin, S. (2000).  Mothering the New Mother: Women's Feelings and Needs after Childbirth : A Support and Resource Guide.  Newmarket Press.

Poulin, S. (2006).  Mother-to-Mother:  Postpartum Depression Support Book.  Penguin Group (USA).

Sebastian, L. (1998).  Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety.  Addicus Books.

Shields, B. (2005). Down Came the Rain:  My Journey Through Postpartum Depression.  Hyperion.

Sichel, D., & Driscoll, J. W. (1999).  Women's Moods: What Every Woman Must Know about Hormones, the Brain, and Emotional Health.  HarperCollins Publishers.


Recommended viewing for women and families dealing with postpartum depression:

Postpartum Mood Disorders:  The Couples’ Experience (2002).  Produced by: Christina Grampp Hibbert and Cynthia Lermond,.  Order Postpartum Couples; c/o Christina G. Hibbert, 2388 N. Broken Circle Road, Flagstaff, AZ  86004.  See the website at http://www.postpartumcouples.com/videoinfo.html.

Fragile Beginnings:  Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders (1993), ½” VHS, 25 minutes.  Hosted by Jeanne Watson Driscoll; Produced by Lifecycle Productions, P. O. Box 183, Newton, MA  02165. 

Beyond the Baby Blues by Shoshana Bennett, a two-CD program.  Order through Postpartum Support International at http://www.hypnosisnetwork.com/hypnosis/new_moms.php

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