How a book can help you fight your postpartum stress?

How a book can help you fight your postpartum stress?

You read a book to solve your problems or to get your answers. And when you’re all done reading it, you found calmness, peace, positive vibes. You are more cheerful than before. Because all the experience shared in it makes you feel so yourself now. Now you are one step ahead in your struggle of postpartum stress. You wanted a friend to guide you in this difficult yet important phase of your life. And now, by choosing a right book, you have an all time friend, which contain every answer to your question. The reason for which you picked up that book is fulfilled now. You are now above your postpartum stress, anxiety and doubts.  

“To be pregnant is to be vitally alive, thoroughly woman, and distressingly inhabited. Soul and spirit are stretched – along with body – making pregnancy a time of transition, growth, and profound beginnings.”

 – Anne Christian Buchanan

The postpartum period is that time when mother’s body return to the non-pregnant state.

This period start from the first 6 weeks following the delivery. Postpartum period is one of the challenge that the birth giver faces after the delivery of the child. It includes the whole mixture of mood swings, anxiety, self doubts, impatience, depressing thoughts, anger issues, acceptance issues and many more.

Books provide a comprehensive look at effective therapy for postpartum stress, anxiety and depression.

Using a blend of professional advice, evidence-based research, and personal experiences, straight-forward suggestions gathered from years of experience, book brings the reader into the private world of therapy with the postpartum woman.

Here are 6 of the best seller books based on postpartum stress and depression therapy.

1. The Art of Holding in Therapy: An Essential Intervention for Postpartum Depression and Anxiety.

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The art of holding in therapy: by Karen Kleiman.

Beautifully written by Karen Kleiman. This book refers to a therapist’s advice on how to respond to postpartum distress, in a manner that facilitates an immediate therapeutic alliance. Readers will learn how to fight high levels of fear, agitation, and panic. It cultivates trust. It also addresses how to modify holding techniques to help the individual woman through real life experiences. This book is a must-read for professionals in postpartum Because of the techniques described in this book will help the readers to achieve meaningful and healthy recovery.

2. Pregnancy Blues: What Every Woman Needs to Know about Depression during Pregnancy; A book in depth of postpartum stress and depression.

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Pregnancy blues:by Shalini Kulkarni Mistri MD.

Your mind deserves the same attention as the other parts of body does. Just like any other part of your body, your mind should also be in the healthy state. During pregnancy this attention should be a little more than before. Because along with your other body parts of body, your mind and mental health also undergoes a drastic change during and after pregnancy. This book explains each and every situation on how to be happy and not depressed during pregnancy period. This book is certainly one of the best pregnancy guide in India. It covers all the major aspects faced by Indian women.

3. Handbook of Perinatal Clinical Psychology: From Theory to Practice

Handbook of Perinatal Clinical Psychology: From Theory to Practice:by Rosa Maria Quatraro.

This book focuses on the major issues of perinatal clinical psychology. It includes the theoretical information and operational indications. This book is both comprehensive and practical based on the major perinatal mental health disorders and illnesses. This book can also be referred as a clinical guide. Because it cover all the important messages. It covers journey of 15 chapters. It has clinical evidences based on psychology that make this book a all time solution for parents to be. The way it deals with every potential perinatal mental health phase, make this book in our top list.

4. Good Moms Have Bad Days: Understanding Postpartum Mood Disorders.

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Good Moms Have Bad Days :by Eren Simpson

Postpartum Mood Disorders, anxiety, self doubts is a battle full of challenges and tears for moms. Suffering from postpartum mood disorders is seen and it affects 1 in 7 postpartum women. This book contains the appropriate knowledge that the women and her family members should be aware of about because this severe traumatizing disorder is dangerous to deal alone. It provides the accurate knowledge they need to know about what is happening to their minds and bodies during the postpartum period. It is very beautifully written. This books covers all the informative data as success stories, treatment information, survivor struggles and also the movements taken to bring a change. This not only pays focus on this particular disorder and its affects, but also encourages to pay some attention towards mental health also.

5. Stress Less, Live Better: For Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Early Motherhood; A book on overcoming postpartum stress.

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Stress less, live better: by Diane Sanford (Author), Megan Demsky (Author), Kim Wolterman (Photographer)

This amazing book tells you how to best meet the challenges of pregnancy, postpartum, and early motherhood. Dr. Sanford presented this intelligently written book with her top 5 tips to control your stress during and after the pregnancy period. She not only focused on treating but also in learning to calm your mind and body. This book is designed for full time moms and for busy people as well. You can definitely let your mind calm by reading this book.

6. Passport to A Healthy Pregnancy; A book to deal with postpartum stress, parental anxiety, and pregnancy depression.

Passport to a healthy pregnancy: by Dr. Gita Arjun

Last but not any least in it’s perfection. This book by Dr. Gita Arjun is a master piece in every manner. Being a Gynecologist herself, she very neatly described every possible thing in it. This book not only cover the problems Indian women face to accept their stress, but also guides them an appropriate way to tackle them. A must-have book to understand and enjoy the various stages of pregnancy. This book firmly empowers a woman and her family to sail through one of the greatest periods of her life.
It includes some real life questions answered by the experienced and guide to fitness in pregnancy.

“Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” 

– Elizabeth Stone

Choose peace over panic and you’ll be absolutely fine.

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