Postpartum Depression Provider Resources

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Bennett, Shoshana, Ph.D; Indman, Pec, Ed.D.
“Beyond the Blues- A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression.” 2005.
Postpartum Support International.
www.postpartum.net

“Breastfeeding and Psychiatric Medications.” 2002.
Center for Women’s MentalHealth.
www.womensmentalhealth.org/topics/breastfeeding.html

Gjerdingen, Dwenda, MD, MS.
“The Effectiveness of Various Postpartum Depression Treatments and the Impact of Antidepressant Drugs on Nursing Infants.” 2003. Medscape. Journal of American Board of Family Practitioners. 16(5):372-382.
www.medscape.com/viewarticle/464861

Johnson, Timothy M.D; Apgar, Barbara M.D.
“Postpartum Depression.” 2005.
Obgyn.Net.

www.obgyn.net/femalepatient/default.asp?page=leopold

“Lactation and Drug Safety.”
Medsafe: New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority.
www.medsafe.govt.nz/profs/puarticles/lactation.htm

Seehusen, MAJ, MC, USA; et.al.
“Are Family Physicians Appropriately Screening for Postparetum Depression.” 2005. Medscape. Journal of American Board of Family Practice. 18 (2):104-112.
www.medscape.com/viewarticle/502266