- Waves of Blue: From Turbulence to Tranquility
A Real-Life Experience with Postpartum Depression
Israel Bookshop, 2010.
Sensitively and accurately, thib book chronicles each step of Shoshana Kagan's heart-wrenching journey, from the start of her horrific symptoms; to her feelings of denial, guilt, and shame; to her eventual acceptance of her situation; to her ultimate recovery.
- A Daughter's Touch: A Journey of a Mother Trying to Come to Terms with Postpartum Depression
Quattro M Publishing, 2005.
Sylvia Lasalandra is a survivor of PPD and this is her riveting story. Scathing, brilliant, and often times hilarious, this account of her near-fatal struggle with PPD details the harrowing frustration she experienced with doctors, psychiatrists, agencies and even friends as she fought for her life and that of her child.
Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding And Treating Prenatal And Postpartum Depression
Bennett S, Indman P.
Moodswings Press, 2011.
This comprehensive guide offers information for both healthcare practitioners who work with childbearing women as, well as for women with postpartum disorders and their friends and families.
Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession
Lawrence R, Lawrence R.
Mosby; 6th edition, 2005.
This recently revised trusted text delivers complete, authoritative, evidence-based information on all of the scientific and clinical topics related to breastfeeding from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation to guidance on a full range of problems in clinical management.
Depression after Childbirth: How to Recognise, Treat, and Prevent Postnatal Depression
Dalton K, Holton W.
Oxford University Press, 2001.
This consumer guide to postnatal depression has been updated to include several new chapters representing the most recent scientific findings. It offers women and their partners a resource for recognizing, treating, and preventing the condition.
Depression In New Mothers: Causes, Consequences, And Treatment Alternatives
Haworth Press, 2005.
The updated version of Kathleen Kendall-Tackett's previous book on postpartum depression.expands upon knowledge of the complexities and interrelationships that exist in the field of maternal depression. It discusses PPD treatment options that are safe for use with breastfeeding mothers.
Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression
This is the chronicle of Brooke Shields' personal struggle with PPD. She discusses her crusade to get pregnant, the high expectations she had for herself and that others placed on her as a new mom, and the role of her husband, friends, and family as she battled motherhood while coping with PPD.
Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts: Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood
Karen Kleiman, Amy Wenzel
This book addresses the nature of the intrusive, negative, and anxious thoughts pregnant and postpartum women can experience. It provides answers to the women who seek information, clarification, and validation and is a useful resource for healthcare professionals who work with them.
Eyes Without Sparkle:: A Journey Through Postnatal Illness
Radcliffe Publishing, 2005
Elaine Hanzak shares the story of her battle with postpartum psychosis, using her experience to educate and informing health care professionals and women about the illness while providing women and their families with the tools to advocate for their own medical and emotional care.
Infanticide: Psychosocial and Legal Perspectives on Mothers Who Kill
Spinelli M, ed.
American Psychiatric Publishing, 2002.
This text brings together a multidisciplinary group of 17 experts who focus on the psychiatric perspective of maternal infanticide. The goal of the editor was to allow the reader a glimpse into the minds of mothers who kill their babies with the hope that advancing the knowledge base and stimulating inquiry in this neglected area of maternal-infant research will save young lives.
Life Will Never Be The Same: The Real Mom's Postpartum Survival Guide
Dunnewold A, Sanford D
Real Moms, LLC
Drs. Ann Dunnewold and Diane Sanford present clinically-proven strategies for surviving and thriving during both the postpartum period and a lifetime of motherhood. This book shows moms how to thrive in motherhood by learning self-care, the key to emotional health and successful mothering.
Medications and Mother's Milk: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology
Pharmasoft Medical Pub; 11th edition, 2004.
Now in its 11th addition, Medications and Mother's Milk is a worldwide best selling reference for evaluating medication use in breastfeeding mothers. This all-inclusive reference contains page after page of the most current information in this field, including new studies and additional drug entries.