Doulas of Greater Kansas City Doulas of Greater Kansas City is an organization of women who are trained to provide education and support for women and their families during childbirth and postpartum.
KC BirthNetwork The mission of KC BirthNetwork is to promote the awareness and availability of mother-friendly maternity care.
PPD On-line Support Can’t make it to a support group? This is an online version. Just think, you can connect with others in the same situation during the 3 am feeding!
Postpartum Support International The international organization that aims to build a social support network for pregnant and new moms in every community worldwide.
Jenny’s Light This is an organization similar to PPRC that strives to increase the awareness of perinatal mood disorders including postpartum depression.
Postpartum Dads Resources for those supporting a mother suffering from postpartum depression.
Postpartum Progress Blog Katherine Stone blogs about PPD goings-on throughout the US and Canada. Her story and those of her readers are touching and healing. Also very informative and up-to-date.
PPD Survivor Blog Kristin Davis writes about experiencing PPD and preventing it from returning again.
Baby Zone discusses psychiatric disorders during pregnancy.
Bring Change 2 Mind addresses the stigma associated with mental illnesses.
The La Leche League addresses issues of breastfeeding and taking psychiatric medications.
General List of Resources: Resources List for Women
This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Klieman, MSW & Valerie Raskin, MD
The Postpartum Husband by Karen Klieman, MSW
Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression by Shoshana Bennett, PhD & Pec Indman, EdD, MFT
Women’s Moods: What every woman must know about hormones, the brain, and emotional health by Deborah Sichel & Jean Watson Driscoll, CNM
Postpartum Survival Guide by Ann Dunnewald, PhD & Diane G. Sanford, PhD
And Down Came the Rain by Brooke Shields