Resources

Anatomy of the Spirit; Carolyn Myss

Birthing From Within; Pam England & Rob Horowitz

Boston Center for Pregnancy Choices; http://www.Bostonpregnancychoices.org ; non-profit website for pregnancy information

Brazelton Touchpoints by T. Berry Brazelton; Model of Child Development

The Birth of a Mother; Daniel Stern

Down Came the Rain; Brooke Shields

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Forever Families; family resource created and maintained by Brigham Young University; http://www.foreverfamilies.byu.edu

Love Me This Way: A Guide for Nurturing Self-Confidence and Joy; children’s book written by Lee Ellen Aven

Mating in Captivity; Esther Perel

MCPCP for Moms (Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project); promoting maternal mental health during and after pregnancy. MCPAP is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health; http://www.mcpapformoms.org, 855-666-6272

Milton Early Childhood Alliance (MECA)MECA is a community-wide group that seeks to support families and children, and to expand access to affordable, high quality early childhood care and education in the town of Milton, MA; http://www.miltonearlychildhoodalliance.org

MentalHealth.govhttp://www.mentalhealth.gov

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI); http://www.NAMI.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); http://www.NIMH.nih.gov

Postpartum Stress Center; http://www.postpartumstress.com

Postpartum Support International; http://www.postpartumma.org; Massachusetts Warmline 866-472-1897

RESOLVE New England; infertility; http://www.resolvenewengland.org; 781-890-2250

The Birth Parent; Penny Simkin

The Emotionally Absent Mother: A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Want; Jasmin Lee Cori, MS, LPC

The Expectant Father; Armin Brott & Jennifer Ash

The First 40 Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing The New Mother; Heng Ou & Amely Greeven

The First Relationship; Daniel Stern

The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds; John Bowlby

The Mother Dance; Harriet Lerner

The Mother Of All Pregnancy Books; Ann Douglas

This Isn’t What I Expected; Karen Kleiman & Valerie Raskin

PTSD and Traumatic Births; http://www.PATTch.org

We’re Still Family: What Grown Children Have to Say About Their Parents’ Divorce; Constance Ahrons, Ph.D.

When Partners Become Parents; Carolyn and Philip Cowan

When Someone You Love is Depressed; Mitch Golant Ph.D. & Susan Golant 

Why Not Home?; documentary on homebirth; http://www.whynothome.com

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom; Christiane Northrup

Pregnancy Loss

A Child’s View of Grief: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors; Allen Wolfelt; http://www.centerforloss.com

A Guide for Fathers: When a Baby Dies; Tim Nelson

Caregivers National SIDS/Infant Death Resource Center; http://www.sidscenter.org

Children Die, Too: A Book for Parents Who Have Experienced the Death of a Child; Joy and Marvin Johnson; http://www.centering.org

Coping with the Heartache of Miscarriage; Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard

Courageous Parents Network website; support around childhood illness and loss; http://courageousparentsnetwork.org

The Compassionate Friendshttp://www.nationaloffice@compassionatefriends.org; 877-969-0010

  • When A Child Dies…The Compassionate Friends Can Help
  • Stillbirth, Miscarriage and Infant Death – Understanding Grief

The Death of a Child: Reflections for Grieving Parents; Elaine Stillwell

The Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau

  • After Sudden Infant Death: Facing Anniversaries, Holidays, and Special Events; http://www.sidscenter.org
  • Selected Resources for Grieving Parents, their Families, Friends, and Other Caregivers

Ended Beginnings: Healing Childbearing Lossess; Claudia Panuthos & Catherine Romeo

Grandparents Cry Twice: Help for Bereaved GrandparentsMary Lou Reed

Heart Works: A Father’s Grief; Jereme Peterson

Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing; Lorraine Ash

Miscarriage: A Book for Parents; Joy and Marvin Johnson

Mommy Interruptedhttp://www.mommyinterrupted.org

Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA; pregnancy loss group; 617-694-6846

Our Stillborn Baby; Melinda E. Jennings

Out of the Darkness: Coping with and Recovering From the Death of a Child; Kimberly Amato

Silent Birth. When Your Baby Dies; Sharon Covingtonhttp://www.centering.org

South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA; pregnancy loss group; 781-624-5015

Transcending Loss: Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Grief and How to Make it Meaningful; Ashley Davis Prend, A.C.S.W.

When A Baby Dies: A Handbook for Healing and Helping; Rana K. Limbo & Sara R. Wheeler; http://www.bereavementprograms.com

Pregnancy Termination

A Heartbreaking Choice; http://www.aheartbreakingchoice.com

A Time to Decide, A Time to Heal; Minnick, Delp & Ciotti

 

 

 

         

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