Book Recommendations

Perinatal loss

Grief Unseen
Laura Seftel, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006

Pregnancy After Loss
Jane Warland, Adelaide, 1996

Pregnancy

Towards Parenthood
Jeannette Milgrom et al., ACER Press, 2009

Nourish Baby
Antenatal classes online, childbirth education, breastfeeding

Birth

Nourish Baby
Antenatal classes online, childbirth education, breastfeeding

Birth with Confidence
Rhea Dempsey, Boathouse Press, 2013

Better Birth
Lareen Newman & Heather Handcock, New Holland, 2013

Early Parenthood & Infants

Towards Parenthood
Jeannette Milgrom et al., ACER Press, 2009

Understanding your baby
Sophie Boswell, Jessica Kingsley London, 2004

You and Your Baby: Baby’s Emotional Life
FrancesThomson-Salo Karnac 2005

Diary of a Baby: What your baby sees, feels, and experiences
Daniel Stern, Harper Collins London, 1990

The Birth of the Modern Mum
Heather Irvine, Jane Curry Publishing, 2014

Infant Sleep

Safe Sleep Space
Books, app, consultations and website

Nourish Baby
Antenatal classes online incl. infant sleep and settling

The Happy Sleeper
Heather Turgeon & Julie Wright, Tarcher/Penguin, 2014

Sleeping Like a Baby
Pinky McKay, Penguin, 2013

Toddlerhood

The Emotional Life of the Toddler
Alicia Lieberman, Free Press New York, 1993

Buddhism for Mothers
Sarah Napthali, Allen & Unwin, 2003

Parenting from the Inside Out
Daniel Siegel & Mary Hartzell, Tarcher/ Penguin New York, 2003

The Whole-Brain Child
Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson, Delacorte Press, 2011

No-Drama Discipline
Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson, Bantam, 2014

Fatherhood

The Dad Factor
Richard Fletcher, Finch Publishing, 2011

Couple Relationship

Towards Parenthood
Jeannette Milgrom et al., ACER Press, 2009

Rekindling: your Relationship After Childbirth
Martien Snellen, Text Melbourne, 2005

And Baby Makes Three
John & Julie Gottman, Three Rivers Press, 2007

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Transformed by Postpartum Depression
Walker Karraa, Praeclarus Press, 2014

Please note: the Centre for Perinatal Psychology is not a crisis service.

If you need immediate help, please call 000 for an Emergency response, or one of the following contacts.

Lifeline
Lifeline 24 hour crisis support – 13 11 14

Hold On To Life @ the Australian Suicide Prevention Foundation (24/7) – 1800 HOLDON (1800 465 366)

Suicide Helpline – 1300 651 251

Suicide Callback – 1300 659 467 (available 24/7)

PANDA National Helpline – 1300 726 306
Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm AEST