Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders


Postpartum Support International

Connecticut Chapter of Perinatal Support International

Mother to Baby
get answers to questions about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding
Circle of Security ®
Raising a Secure Child, by Kent Hoffman (buy it on Amazon)
No Drama Discipline, by Daniel Siegel  (buy it on Amazon)
How to Talk so Kids will Listen, and Listen so Kids Will Talk, by Adele Farber and Elaine Mazlish
(buy it on Amazon)
Your Amazing Newborn by Marshall H. Klaus and Phyllis Klaus
(buy it on Amazon)

Your Baby Is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviors of Your Newborn and Growing Baby

by Kevin Nugent and Abelardo Morell  (buy it on Amazon)

What Every Parent Needs To Know: Love, nuture and play with your child, by Howard Hughes (buy it on Amazon)

You Are My World: How a Parent's Love Shapes a Baby's Mind, by Amy Hatkoff  (buy it on Amazon)

Diary Of A Baby: What Your Child Sees, Feels, And Experiences, by Daniel N. Stern (buy it on Amazon)

The Science of Parenting: How Today s Brain Research Can Help You Raise Happy, Emotionally Balanced Children, by Margot Sunderland  (buy it on Amazon)

Moods in Motion: A coloring and healing book for postpartum moms, by Karen Kleiman and Lisa Powell Braun  (buy it on Amazon)


The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook: Practical Skills to Help You Overcome Anxiety, Worry, Panic Attacks, Obsessions, and Compulsions, by Pamela S. Wiegartz and  Kevin L. Gyoerkoe   (buy it on Amazon)

When Will I Stop Hurting?: Teens, Loss, and Grief, by Edward Myers  (buy it on Amazon)

Up from Grief: Patterns of Recovery, by Bernadine Kreis   (buy it on Amazon)

Progressing Through Grief: Guided Exercises to Understand Your Emotions and Recover from Loss,

by Stephanie Jose LMHC LCAT  (buy it on Amazon)

Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving: How to Care For and Support the Grieving Heart, by Gary Roe

(buy it on Amazon)

Infant Development


Connecticut Birth to Three System

Zero to Three

Suicide Prevention / Depression Support


Hopeline (Suicide Prevention): 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-Talk (1-800-8255)


Rape, Abuse & Domestic Violence


Childhelp (Child Abuse): 1-800-4ACHILD (1-800-422-4453)

 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)


Medical Emergencies

National Poison Help: 1-800-222-1222

A few of my favorite sites, reading material, and helpful links.