Links & Resources

www.pni.org.uk
An association run by women who have experienced and recovered from Post Natal Depression, to provide support to women suffering from PND.
www.apni.org.uk
The Association For Post Natal Illness. Affiliated with above organisation. Telephone helpline, a network of phone and postal volunteers who have had and recovered from PND. Information leaflets available for mothers and health workers.
www.direct.gov.uk
Information site on different aspects of caring for your baby including post natal depression.
www.mama.co.uk
Advice and information for mothers with PND. A network of local groups to provide friendship and support.
www.depressionalliance.org
Provides: information about depression, a PND helpline, a network of local groups and an email group for people to share experiences and coping strategies.
www.birthtraumaassocation.org.uk
Provides: information and support (including a MSN support group) for women who have experienced traumatic births and might be experiencing symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
www.surreypnd.nhs.uk
Surrey Post natal Depression services provided by Surrey Primary Care Trusts NHS
www.postnataldepression.com
PND productions. A web-site set up by a Surrey PND counsellor and trainer with tips for partners and useful reading.
www.homestart.org.uk
Home Start volunteers provide free and confidential emotional and practical support and friendship to families in their homes for a variety of reasons including PND. There are 12 schemes within Surrey.
www.parentlineplus.org.uk
Offers help, information, support and training for parents and professionals.

Reading List

  • Saying No Why - Itís Important For You And Your Child:
    Asha Phillips: Published Faber and Faber 1999
  • Understanding Your Baby:
    Sophie Boswell: The Tavistock Clinic Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Understanding Your One Year Old:
    Sarah Gustav Jones: The Tavistock Clinic Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Understanding Your Two Year Old :
    Lisa Miller: The Tavistock Clinic Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers