HELPFUL BOOKS AND WEBSITES
“Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts: A Healing Guide to the Secret Fears of New Mothers” Written by Karen Kleiman. An easy read. Supportive. Great resource.
“The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression” Written by Karen Kleiman. This is an easy read and will give dad some ideas of ways to help and what to say.
“Moods in Motion: A Coloring and Healing Book for Postpartum Moms” Written by Karen Kleiman. A coloring book for mothers. Very soothing. Beautiful pictures.
Postpartum Stress Center – www.postpartumstress.com – This is Karen Kleiman’s center. She is one of the leaders in the treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Great resources and support on this website. Their Ambassadors Program connects you to other mothers and they have a directory to find a local therapist.
Postpartum Support International – www.postpartum.net – This website is full of thorough information and resources. They have a “chat with an expert for dad” tab on their website for fathers. Their “warmline” is for anyone needing to get basic information and support. 1-800-944-4773
Infant Risk Center – www.infantrisk.com – Website and phone line to get the current research about medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Mother to Baby – www.mothertobaby.org – Information regarding medications during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
New Jersey Maternal and Child Health – www.nj.gov – New Jersey information for families
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium – www.cjfhc.org – New Jersey resources for families
Princeton Health Care – Several free classes and groups regarding breastfeeding, motherhood, etc. www.princetonhcs.org. Search under “Community Events” page