Women Wanting Wellness - Resources
Women Wanting Wellness - Donna Monk,  RN, MS, LMFT
 
RESOURCES 

TO FIND SUPPORT AND TREATMENT
 
Postpartum Support International:
www.postpartum.net
800.944.4PPD(4773)- PSI's toll-free Help Line refers callers to appropriate local resources including emergency services.
 
The Postpartum Stress Center
www.postpartumstress.com
1062Lancaster Ave.
Rosemont, PA  19010
610-525-7527
 
The Postpartum Stress Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of PPD..  Karen Kleiman, the founder of the center has written multiple books on PPD for mothers, fathers and professionals.
 

SUPPORT GROUPS
 
Postpartum Support International: 
Go to www.postpartum.netfor a list of groups in your area
 
Postpartum Meetup Groups:
Go to www.postpartum.meetup.comto meet up with other women coping with PPD. Family and friends welcome.
 
Online PPD Support Group:
 

TELEPHONE SUPPORT
 
Postpartum Support International
800-944-4PPD (4773)
Hotline for information, support and resources for treatment.
 
Postpartum Stressline: (Warmline)
888-678-2669
Trained volunteers have all survived PPD.  Warmline where mothers can leave a message and a volunteer will return her call.
 
Postpartum Education for Parents
Warmline  (805) 564-3888
for 24 hour, one on one support and information

PARENTING ORGANIZATIONS
 
Center for Parenting Education
215-657-5720
 
Breastfeeding Resource Center
breastfeedingresourcecenter.org
1355 Old York Rd. Suite 101, Abington, PA. 19001
215-886-2433
Hosts breastfeeding support, parenting classes, retail store, & professional training

SUICIDE HOTLINES
 
The Suicide Crisis Center (Hotline)
1-800- SUICIDE
1-800-784-2433
 
National Suicide Prevention Hotline and Website (Hotline)
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
800-273-8255

National Postpartum Depression Hotline
1-800-PPD-MOM 1-800-PPD-MOM

 
OTHER HELPFUL WEBSITES
 
The Marce’Society
International organization dedicated to scientific research in the field of PPD.  
 
American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists (ACOG)
www.acog.org
Information and publications on PPD

MGM Center for Women's Mental Health
womensmentalhealth.org

Trauma and Birt
Postpartum Dads
Postpartumdads.org

Postpartum Men
postpartum men.com
 
Depression Central on Postpartum Depression
http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.post-partum.html
 
Postpartum DoulaSupport
For postpartum assistance with baby care and household support.
 
US Dept. of Health & Human Services,
Office on Women’s Health
1-800-994-9662
 
National Women’s Health Information Center

 
MEDICATION DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

Infant Risk Center: 806-352-2519
Motherisk: 877-439-2744
Mother to Baby: 866-626-6847 

HELPFUL BOOKS
 
List of books on postpartum depression and anxiety:

  • PSI Bookstore at postpartum.net
  • Books by Karen Kleiman at  postpartumstresscenter.com 


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