The Best Books For Postpartum Depression
Here are the best books for postpartum depression that are available for you and your family.
They include vital information and help on postpartum depression along with the symptoms, treatments and real life stories of other mums.
Postpartum Depression is very common, it is estimated 1 in 4 woman who give birth will suffer with postpartum depression.
Although the symptoms can be a little overwhelming it is totally possible to make a recovery.
Like many of the mums in these books below I have also shared my postpartum depression story.
I hope that my story along with the books below will help you on your way to your recovery too.
From the heart and soul of Sonya Watson, comes the heart-breaking journey of how she learnt to love her child.
Combined with the expert insight of the compassionate and talented psychologist; Dr Kathryn Whitehead, this book is divided into two helpful parts.
If you or someone you love is among the one in seven women stricken by PPD, you know how hard it is to get real help.
In this definitive guide, postpartum experts Karen Kleiman and Valerie Davis Raskin offer compassionate support and solid advice on dealing with every aspect of PPD.
The Compassionate Mind Approach To Postnatal Depression: Using Compassion Focused Therapy to Enhance Mood, Confidence and Bonding
This practical self-help book based on Compassion Focused Therapy will help women to recognise some of the symptoms and, where appropriate, to normalise them, thereby alleviating their distress.
It will also guide mothers-to-be and new mothers through the maze of confusing feelings that can arise.
This book will introduce you to the best that nature and science have to offer. You may have a Postpartum Mood Disorder (PPMD), a very common condition after the birth of your baby.
These disorders can range from ‘the Baby Blues’ to something deeper, including Postpartum Depression or Postnatal Depression. With treatment and support, these conditions are temporary.
In a thought-provoking memoir, the actress speaks out candidly about her experience with crippling postpartum depression, reflecting on her struggle with the debilitating condition, her use of talk therapy and medication to treat the problem, and its impact on her family, new baby, and friends.
Transformed by Postpartum Depression is a poignant tale of 20 women’s journeys through postpartum depression and the growth that they experienced as a result.
These women described severe suffering as they had been taken completely by surprise by their depression.
In a unique collection, are mothers stories of their battles with PPD, with intimate details about the symptoms, the struggles, and the strategies that helped them emerge victorious.
Written by mothers, for mothers, this collection is an uplifting, enlightening–and perhaps even lifesaving–book.
Research indicates that at least one in ten new mothers experience post-natal depression, yet there is little help available to sufferers. Cara Aiken’s book will help them, and the professionals who work with them, to understand this illness.
The book tells the stories of ten women from very different backgrounds – including the author – who have suffered post-natal depression.
In this one-of-a-kind anthology, thirty mothers break the silence to dispel myths about postpartum mental health issues and explore the diversity of women’s experiences.
Powerful and inspiring, Mothering Through the Darkness will comfort every mother who’s ever felt alone, ashamed, and hopeless–and, hopefully, inspire her to speak out.
Self Care Daily Playbook
This Self Care Daily Playbook is perfect is you are suffering with postpartum depression.
The processes in this playbook will help to unlock your perspective about yourself, as you slowly become aware of how powerful and amazing you actually are.
Mummy It’s OK – You’re Doing Great!
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