Breaking the Silence Pamphlet
Understanding Postpartum Depression
Breaking the Silence address postpartum depression head-on in a shorter version. The pamphlet covers the most basic elements from our Breaking the Silence 29-page booklet. Written in an 8th grade reading level with a good racial mix of illustrations.
The Booklet candidly discusses
- What causes PPD
- Who gets it
- Lists typical symptoms, different degrees and categories of suffering; then how to begin to make them go away
- Gentle advice on seeking professional help
- The probability of having to take medication
- Where to find help locally and current lists of organizations, including internet sources
Approved by Jane Honikman, founder of Postpartum Support International, Santa Barbara, CA.
Pamphlet size is 5½ x 8½” unfolds to 8½ x 22″.