Helpful Websites and Publications

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Helpful Websites

Here is a list of Canadian and International websites we have put together to help you along your journey of educating yourself about PPD and related illnesses. These are wonderful sites for partners, family members and friends, as well. In the words of Confucius: “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.”

The Women’s Health Clinic (WHC)
www.womenshealthclinic.org

Postpartum Support International
www.postpartum.net

Pacific Postpartum Support Society
www.postpartum.org

The Postpartum Stress Centre
www.postpartumstress.com

Postpartum Progress
www.postpartumprogress.com

Postpartum Progress – Blog
www.postpartumprogress.org

Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Ltd.
www.ppda.ca

Action on Postpartum Psychosis
http://www.app-network.org

The Smiling Mask
www.thesmilingmask.com

Postpartum Dads
www.postpartumdads.org

Postpartum Men
http://www.postpartummen.com/depression.htm

Canadian Mental Health Association
www.cmha.ca/mental_health/postpartum-depression/#Uvg03Xm4n8s

Here to Help
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/search/site/postpartum%20depression

Anxiety BC
http://perinatal.anxietybc.com/new-moms/#1

Life with New Baby
http://www.lifewithnewbaby.ca/index_eng.htm

Motherisk
For information on the safety of medications taken during pregnancy and while nursing (including anti-depressants).
www.motherisk.org

The On-Line PPMD Support Group
www.ppdsupportpage.com

My Postpartum Voice – Blog
www.mypostpartumvoice.com

24 Hour Cribside Assistance: A Manual for New Dads
www.newdadmanual.ca

Other Helpful Parenting Websites:

Manitoba Parent Zone
http://www.manitobaparentzone.ca/index2.html

Winnipeg Parent Magazine’s Family Survival Guide
http://www.winnipegparent.com/pdf/fsg_2013.pdf


Helpful Publications (Books)

Pregnancy & Depression

Postpartum Depression (PPD)

Having a Baby after PPD

Postpartum Anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Postpartum Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Birth Trauma: A Guide for You, Your Friends and Family Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Birth by Kim Thomas
  • For Women Only (Book 1): Healing Childbirth PTSD and Postpartum Depression by Jay Noricks
  • Healing the Pain of a Traumatic Birth Experience by Nicola Hogg
  • Traumatic Childbirth by Cheryl Tatano Beck, Jeanne Watson Driscoll & Sue Watson

Postpartum Psychosis 

For Postpartum Dads & Partners

Faith-Based

Self-Help

Memoirs

For Health Care Professionals

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