Crisis and/or Telephone Support

  • Snohomish County: 1-800-584-3578 (crisis line)

  • King County: 1-800-244-5767 (crisis line)

  • Postpartum Support (PSI) Warmline: 888-404-PPMD (7763) Will return call within 24 hours.

  • Fussy Baby Network Warmline: (206) 906-9622

  • For a medical emergency, please call a hotline or drive to the nearest hospital emergency room.


Parenting Support and Education

Handouts to Download

The Difference Between Depression and Ordinary New Mom Stress

9 Steps to Wellness


Perinatal Support Groups

For many groups all over the Seattle area, visit

Little Sprouts New Parent Group at Sprouts Birth Center, free, bring babes in arms, 22725 44th Ave. W. #101 Mountlake Terrace, 

Mid-day Saturday support group, 16507 7th Pl W Lynnwood, led by Darla Grieco, 425-341-3552


  • Stillbirth, Newborn Death or Miscarriage Support, Information Line 206-782-0054

  • Support Groups: Seattle, 425-562-8039 or 206-367-3991; Everett, 425-334-8386

  • Online Support:, subscribe and join PSMyBabyDied

  • Pregnancy after Loss Group, 253-520-0883, Bellevue


Sleep and Colic


Social and Health Services, goverment services for food, medical care, mental health, benefits eligibility etc. 


 General Information/Dads/Trauma


Medication for Pregnancy/Postpartum


 Postpartum Books


  • Scary Thoughts: Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood by Karen Kleiman, MSW and Amy Wenzel, PhD

General Information

  • Life Will Never Be The Same: The Real Mom's Postpartum Survival Guide
    by Ann L. Dunnewold PhD & Diane G. Sanford PhD

  • A Deeper Shade of Blue: A Woman's Guide to Recognizing and Treating Depression in Her Childbearing Years
    by Ruta Nonacs

  • Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding And Treating Prenatal And Postpartum Depression
    by Pec Indman & Shoshanna Bennett by Deborah Sichel and Jeanne W. Driscoll

  • This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin

  • Uppity Science Chick: Handouts and Resources for parents and medical providers:



  • The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman


  • When Words Are Not Enough: The women's prescription for depression and anxiety by Valerie Raskin

  • Medications and Mother’s Milk: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology by Thomas Hale

  • Medication while Nursing

Pregnancy after Depression

  • What Am I Thinking?: Having a Baby After Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman




  • The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Menopause by Sheryl Green, Randi McCabe and Claudio Soares

  • The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause by Holly Thacker, M.D.

  • Menopause and the Mind: The Complete Guide to Coping with Memory Loss, Foggy Thinking, Verbal Slips and Other Cognitive Effects of Perimenopause and Menopause by Claire Warga

  • Women’s Moods, Women’s Minds: What Every Woman Must Know About Hormones, the Brain, and Emotional Health


Healthy Sex Life:

Supplement Support: