Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues
By Shoshana S. Bennett PhD & Pec Indman PA,EdD
Published by Untreed Reads
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This 2019 edition of Beyond the Blues contains the most current pregnancy and postpartum resources for prevention and treatment of mental health challenges for all parents. Updated information and research about medications, as well as complementary and alternative options are included. Direct and compassionate, it is required reading for those suffering before or after the baby is born and for all professionals working with them.

An indispensable guide to understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression. This book is a gift not only to healthcare providers but also to family and friends of mothers suffering from these devastating perinatal mood disorders.

—Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN
Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Nursing
Coauthor of Postpartum Depression Screening Scale

In Beyond the Blues, Bennett and Indman offer a compact yet surprisingly comprehensive manual on prenatal and postpartum depression. Readable and practical, they systematically address screening and assessment, finding a therapist, myths about nursing and bonding, and treatment. Interesting and helpful are suggestions for family and friends. For health professionals, there is detailed diagnostic and treatment information. Beyond the Blues is a quick read with an easy-to-handle format. Recommended for consumer health and health sciences collections.”

Library Journal

This book will be of great help for both women and their health care providers, providing information on all aspects of depression in pregnancy and in the post-postpartum, including safety/risk of medication therapy.

—Adrienne Einarson RN
Assistant Director, The Motherisk Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Take prenatal vitamins for the baby, but for the long-term health of the mother, this is a must read for both her and her doctor.

—Timothy A. Leach, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
OB/GYN, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center