Books that you and others might find helpful

Recommended Reading

  • “This isn’t what I expected” by Karen Kleiman

  • “Tokens of Affection - reclaiming your marriage after postpartum depression”  by Karen Kleiman

  • “What Am I thinking? Having a baby after postpartum depression”  by Karen Kleiman

  • “Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts” by Karen Kleiman

  • “The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook” by Pamela Wiegartz

  • "Life will never be the same: The real mom's postpartum survival guide" by Ann Dunnewold and Diane Sanford

  • “Down Came the Rain” by Brooke Shields

  • “Heal Your Birth Story” by Maureen Campion

  • "Postpartum depression and anxiety - a self help guide for mothers" by Pacific Post Partum Support Society

  • "The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for living with Postpartum Depression" by Karen Kleiman

  • "And Baby Makes Three: The Six Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives" By John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman

  • "What No One Tells You - A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood" By Alexandra Sacks MD and Catherine Birndorf MD

  • "Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts" by Karen Kleiman, MSW

  • "The Fourth Trimester" by Kimberly Ann Johnson

  • "I'm Listening - A guide to Supporting Postpartum Families" by Jane Honikman, MS

  • "A Dark Secret- Real Women Share Their Trials and Triumphs of Their Battle with Maternal Mental Health Illness" by Lashonta Edwards

  • "A Mother's Cimb out of Darkness" by Jennifer Hentz Moyer

  • "Parental Mental Health - Factoring in Fathers" by Jane Honikman and Daniel Singley

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