Postpartum Depression

Phone Lines

Family Paths - 24-hour local hotline for parents 1-510-893-5444
Postpartum Depression Stress (Warmline) 1-888-773-7090 9am-9pm
Postpartum Support International (Spanish) 1-800-944-4773


Online PPD Support Group

Online Forum for Men with PPD 

Maternal Outreach Mood Services – El Camino Hospital (Day Treatment Program)

Postpartum Dads 

Postpartum Progress

Postpartum Stress Center

Postpartum Support International

MedEd Ppd


Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Treating and Understanding Prenatal and Postpartum Depression by Shoshana Bennett & Pec Indman

Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life: Or How I Learned to Love the House, the Man, the Child by Faulkner Fox

Down Came the Rain – My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields

Dropping the Baby and other Scary Thoughts by Karen Kleiman and Amy Wenzel

Great Sex for Moms by Valerie Raskin

Inconsolable: How I threw out my Mental Health with the Diapers by Marrit Ingman

It Sucked and Then I Cried by Heather Armstrong

A Life’s Work: On Becoming a Mother by Rachel Cusk

The Mask of Motherhood by Susan Maushart

Mothering the New Mother: Women’s Feelings and Needs after Childbirth by Sally Placksin

Mothering without a Map: The Search for the Good Mother Within by Kathryn Black

Mother Nurture by Rick Hanson, Jan Hanson and Ricki Pollycove,

The Myth of the Bad Mother:  The Emotional Realities of Mothering by Jane Swigart

Postpartum Depression for Dummies by Shoshana Bennett

The Postpartum Husband by Karen Kleiman

The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook by Pamela Wiegartz and Kevin Gyoerkoe

Sleepless Days:  One Woman’s Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Susan Kushner Resnick

Sorrow’s Web:  Hope, Help, and Understanding for Depressed Mothers and Their Children by Anne Sheffield

This Isn’t What I Expected:  Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin

What Was I Thinking?  Having Another Baby After Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman

Women’s Moods by Deborah Sichell & Jeanne Driscoll