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Why Gender Matters by Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D.
The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide To Understanding And Nurturing Your Baby by William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: by Wendy Mogel, Ph.D.
Parenting From The Inside Out: by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood by William Pollack and Mary Pipher
The Myth of the Perfect Mother: Parenting Without Guilt by Jane Swigart, Ph.D.
Becoming the Parent You Want To Be: A Sourcebook of Strategies for the
First Five Years: by Laura Davis and Janis Keyser
Attached At The Heart: 8 Proven Parenting Principles for Raising Connected and Compassionate Children by Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker
Parenting Your Anxious Child With Mindfulness and Acceptance: A Powerful
New Approach to Overcoming Fear, Panic and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Christopher McCurry, Ph.D.
Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids By Keeping Your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing The Daughters Of Narscissistic Mothers by Karyl McBride
Surviving A Borderline Parent: by Kimberlee Roth, Freda B. Friedman and Randi Kreger
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Healing the Shame That Binds You by John Bradshaw
Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities Of Reality by Anthony De Mello
Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience by Sharon Salzberg
Children and Grief: When A Parent Dies by J. William Worden
Don’t Let Death Ruin Your Life: A Practical Guide To Reclaiming Happiness
After The Death Of A Loved One: by Jill Brooke
I Wasn’t Ready To Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After The Sudden Death Of A Loved One: by Brook Noel
The Grieving Garden: Living With The Death Of A Child by Suzanne Redfern and Susan K. Gilbert
Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies: by Marta Felber
Dysfunctional Families: by Charles L. Whitfield
Healing Humanity: Life Without Shame by Anne Stirling Hastings, Ph.D.
Healing The Shame That Binds You: by John Bradshaw
Co-Dependent No More: by Melody Beattle
Trauma And Recovery: by Judith Lewis Herman
Healing The Child Within: Discovery And Recovery For Adult Children Of
Dysfunctional Families: by Charles L. Whitfield
Stop Walking On Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Paul T. Mason and Randi Kreger
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing The Daughters Of Narcissistic Mothers by Karyl McBride
Watch Me Grow: A Unique 3 Dimensional Week By Week Look At Your
Baby’s Behavior and Development In The Womb by Stuart Campbell
And Baby Makes Three: The Six Step Plan For Preserving Marital Intimacy And Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives by John Gottman Ph.D. and Julie Schwartz Gottman
Pregnancy And Birth: Your Questions Answered by Karina Raynolds, Christoph Lees, and Grainne McCartan
Becoming A Calm Mom: How To Manage Stress And Enjoy The First Year Of Motherhood by Deborah Roth Ledley
Grace For The Race: Meditations For Busy Moms by Dena Dyer
CALMS: A Guide To Soothing Your Baby by Carrie Contey, Ph.D. and Debby Takikawa, D.C.
The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide To Understanding And Nurturing Your Baby by William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N.
Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook For New Dads by Gary Greenberg
A Man’s Guide To Pregnancy: How To Live With A Pregnant Person (and get out of it alive) by John Zakour
Checklists For The New Dad: The Expectant Father’s Guide To Pregnancy, Delivery and Baby’s First Year by Joe Deyo
Coping with Miscarriage by Mimi Luebbermann
Couple Communication After a Baby Dies – Differing Perspectives by Sherokee Ilse and Tim Nelson
Empty Arms: Coping after Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death by Sherokee Ilse
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah L. Davis
Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing by Lorraine Ash
Parenthood Lost: Healing the Pain after Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death by Michael R. Berman
Pregnancy after a Loss by Carol Cirulli Lanham
Trying Again by Ann Douglas and John R. Sussman
Unspeakable Losses by Kim Kluger-Bell
When a Baby Dies by Ronald H. Nash
Beyond the Blues, Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression & Anxiety by Shoshana Bennett & Pec Indman
Dads at Risk for Postpartum Depression? by Kate Thieda
Down Came the Rain by Brooke Shields
It Sucked and Then I Cried: How I Had a Baby, a Breakdown and A Much Needed Margarita by Heather B. Armstrong
Meltdown in Motherland by Elizabeth Isadora Gold
Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum by Lee S. Cohen & Ruta M. Nonacs
Mothering the New Mother: Women’s Feelings & Needs After Childbirth: A Support and Resource Guide by Sally Placksin
Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety by Linda Sebastian
Postpartum Depression Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Overcoming the Most Common Complication after Childbirth by Joyce A. Venis, RNC & Suzanne McCloskey
Pregnancy Blues: What Every Woman Needs to Know about Depression During Pregnancy by Shaila Misri
Rebuild from Depression: A Nutrient Guide Including Depression in Pregnancy and Postpartum by Amanda Rose, Ph.D. & Annell Adams, M.D.
The Journey to Parenthood: Myths, Reality and What Really Matters by Diana Lynn Barnes & Leigh G. Balber
Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for living with Postpartum Depression by Karen R. Kleiman
The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook: Practical Skills to Help You Overcome Anxiety, Worry, Panic Attacks, Obsessions, and Compulsions by Kevin Gyoerkoe Psy.D. ACT, Pamela Wiegartz, Ph.D., ACT & Laura Miller, MD
Therapy and the Postpartum Women, Notes on Healing Postpartum Depression for Clinicians and the Women Who Seek Their Help by Karen R. Kleinman
This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin
Understanding Postpartum Psychosis: A Temporary Madness by Teresa M. Twomey
Understanding Your Moods When You’re Expecting by Lucy J. Puryear
Your Moods When You’re Expecting: Emotions, Mental Health, and Happiness — Before, During, and After Pregnancy by Lucy J. Puryear
What Am I Thinking? Having a Baby After Postpartum Depression by Karen R. Kleiman
Understanding Male Post-partum Depression by Christina Gillham
New dads can also suffer from postpartum depression by Bloomberg News
Prenatal and Postpartum Depression in Fathers and Its Assocation With Maternal Depression: A Meta-analysis by James F. Paulson, PhD; Sharnail D. Bazemore, MS
Fathers’ Depression Related to Positive and Negative Parenting Behaviors With 1-Year-Old Children by R. Neal Davis, MD, MS, Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP, Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH, & Sarah J. Clark, MPH
Who Will Screen for Postpartum Depression? by Sarah Gonser
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