Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood. Naomi Wolf
Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts. Karen Kleimen and Amy Wenzel
NutureShock. Po Bronson
Mindful Motherhood. Cassandra Vieten
Down came the rain. Brooke Shields
Health – acupuncture, cranio, massage, etc.
FREE Community Supports
Families Matter- includes telephone support www.familiesmatter.ca
Doulas – for birth and postpartum support
Postpartum doulas can provide excellent in-home support after baby is born. Some even provide overnight support if this is a need you have!
Sonja Kolstad http://www.tendertouchesdoulaservices.com (postpartum doula, birth doula, and carseat tech)
Kirsten Wallace http://www.swellmama.com/en/home (birth doula)
Crisis support and mental health support
Health link 811
Distress Centre 266-HELP
Mental health help line 1-877-303-2642
***If you feel at risk of harming yourself or your child, please call 911, or visit an emergency room.