May is Postpartum Awareness Month. As such we are offering a deal on some of our best maternity and postpartum titles. Use the code Aware on PraeclarusPress.com and get 20% off any of the following titles.
When new mothers gets depressed, health care providers are often quick to suggest that they stop breastfeeding. This advice is often contrary to what mothers want to do and these mothers may experience weaning as another significant loss. The truth is that stopping breastfeeding is often completely unnecessary. Mothers can continue to breastfeed while recovering from depression. In fact, recent studies have shown that breastfeeding can aid in their recovery.
Transformed by Postpartum Depression is a poignant tale of 20 women’s journeys through postpartum depression, the trauma it creates, and the growth that they experienced as a result. Shocked by the severe and sudden onset of symptoms, these women described the failure of care providers to screen for or treat depression. Battling postpartum depression, including thougths of suicide, these women fought to do whatever it took to recover. Remarkably, they discovered that not only had they healed, but they had grown in extraordinary ways and were ultimately thankful for the personal growth experienced through the trauma of postpartum depression.
Many women plan extensively for their birth, and for their baby, but few plan for their self-care in the postpartum period and beyond. Seven Sisters for Seven Days is a comprehensive guide book for mothers that illuminates why it is important to receive postpartum care, and how to set yourself up to receive it. This book is an invaluable resource that walks mothers and families through the steps of customizing their postpartum care and teaches them how to call upon a postpartum community care team.
The First six weeks are a crucial time for mothers and their newborn babies. Maternity Leave: A New Mother’s Guide to the First Six Weeks Postpartum contains essential information for the new mother. It is a comprehensive book on the postpartum period and addresses issues that may arise affecting mothers’ and babies’ physical and emotional well-being. This book provides vital information for new mothers, their partners, and their families about what to expect in the first six weeks postpartum.
In this heartrending memoir told through memories, journals and medical records, one woman, Jennifer Hentz Moyer, shares her incredible journey into and out of postpartum psychosis. Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed this disease impacted not just Jennifer herself, but her beloved family as well.