Postpartum Depression - Page 3

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution

Love yourself. You are going to be okay. Take it one step at a time…but do take steps (such as those outlined in this section). With help and time, you’ll develop a refreshing and healthy outlook on your new role as a mother.

For more information

Books
This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression, by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin (Bantam Books, 1994)

Beyond The Blues: Prenatal and Postpartum Depression, A Treatment Manual by Shoshana Bennett and Pec Indman (Moodswings Press, 2002)

The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night
By Elizabeth Pantley (McGraw-Hill, 2002)

Web sites

Pacific Post Partum Support Society
www.postpartum.org

Depression After Delivery, Inc.
www.depressionafterdelivery.com

To locate a support group

Postpartum Support International
www.chss.iup.edu/postpartum

Postpartum Education for Parents
www.sbpep.org

La Leche League Support Groups
www.lalecheleague.org/WebIndex.html

This article is an excerpt from Gentle Baby Care by Elizabeth Pantley. (McGraw-Hill, 2003)

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