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Books/Videos

Books

Creating Circles of Support for Pregnant Women and New Parents:
A manual for service providers supporting women’s mental health in pregnancy and postpartum. Best Start (2010)

Postpartum Depression: A Guide for Front Line and Social Service Providers:
by Lori Ross, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Emma Robertson Blackmore & Donna Stewart

Postpartum Depression for Dummies
by Shoshanna Bennet

The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression
by Karen Kleinman, MSW

Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders: A Clinician’s Guide
by Cheryl Beck & Jeanne Watson Driscoll

She’s Had a Baby and Now I’m Having a Meltdown:
What Every New Father Needs to Know About Marriage, Sex & Diapers

by James Douglas Barron

The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood
by Carla O’Reilly, Elita Paterson, Tania Bird and Peggy Collins

When Baby Brings the Blues
by Ariel Dalfen, MD

Videos

More Than Blues: Postpartum Mood Disorders: Three mothers tell their stories about their experiences with PMD and the resources and supports available in Peel.

Fathers Respond to Perinatal and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Three dads tell their stories about supporting their wives through their Postpartum Mood Disorder

Life with a New Baby: Dealing with Postpartum Mood Disorders on youtube: DVD also available for purchase from Best Start

La vie avec un nouveau bebe on youtube: DVD also available for purchase from Best Start

Perinatal Mood Disorders on youtube: An Interdisciplinary Training Video/DVD for professionals. Also available for purchase from Best Start

The Smiling Mask tells the story of three women who suffered from Postpartum Mood Disorder. At the Smiling Mask Conference, two of the couples shared their stories. Hear Ward and Elita’s story and Tanya and Darren’s story and how they overcame their disorders. More information is also available on their website: The Smiling Mask

Behind the Mask: The Hidden Struggle of Parenthood on youtube: Produced in Australia, this video shares the stories of mothers and fathers with PMD, and presents information by health care professionals. DVD also available through PANDA and the Gidget Foundation