Helpful Websites and Publications

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Helpful Websites

Here is a list of Canadian and International websites we have put together to help you along your journey of educating yourself about PPD and related illnesses. These are wonderful sites for partners, family members and friends, as well. In the words of Confucius: “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.”

The Women’s Health Clinic (WHC)

Postpartum Support International

Pacific Postpartum Support Society

The Postpartum Stress Centre

Postpartum Progress

Postpartum Progress – Blog

Perinatal Mood Disorders Awareness Ltd.

Action on Postpartum Psychosis

The Smiling Mask

Postpartum Dads

Postpartum Men

Canadian Mental Health Association

Here to Help

Anxiety BC

Life with New Baby

For information on the safety of medications taken during pregnancy and while nursing (including anti-depressants).

The On-Line PPMD Support Group

My Postpartum Voice – Blog

24 Hour Cribside Assistance: A Manual for New Dads

Other Helpful Parenting Websites:

Manitoba Parent Zone

Winnipeg Parent Magazine’s Family Survival Guide

Helpful Publications (Books)

Pregnancy & Depression

Postpartum Depression (PPD)

Having a Baby after PPD

Postpartum Anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Postpartum Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Birth Trauma: A Guide for You, Your Friends and Family Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Birth by Kim Thomas
  • For Women Only (Book 1): Healing Childbirth PTSD and Postpartum Depression by Jay Noricks
  • Healing the Pain of a Traumatic Birth Experience by Nicola Hogg
  • Traumatic Childbirth by Cheryl Tatano Beck, Jeanne Watson Driscoll & Sue Watson

Postpartum Psychosis 

For Postpartum Dads & Partners




For Health Care Professionals

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