Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children
Fact Sheet, 2010
Approximately 10% of mothers experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and mental health concerns impact every aspect of a person’s life, including body, mind, and spirit; extended family and friends; partner and baby. This fact sheet not only discusses the impact that maternal mental health can have on young children, but also ways in which professionals can support families when this is a concern.
Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide
Guide and Manual, 2012
The EPDS Screening and Care Guide provides healthcare providers with score interpretation and care guide to use when screening pregnant and postpartum women for depression and anxiety using the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS). It also includes guidelines for medical management when maternal mental health is of concern, contact information for Saskatchewan Healthline and Saskatchewan Drug Information Services, and a space for relevant local contact information. On the reverse side of the form there is a brief description of maternal depression including common symptoms, guidelines for screening, and the EPDS questions.SKU: 2-104
Your Young Child’s Brain: How Does It Develop?
Information Card, 2010
Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the importance of brain development during the early years. Practical tips to increase opportunities for children’s healthy development are included.SKU: 8-701
Resiliency and Young Children: Causal Analysis
Fact Sheet, 2013
People who are resilient have three main abilities: relax, reflect, and respond. These abilities can be further broken down into seven resiliency skills. Each skill forms the basis on which others can be built. The seven skills are emotional regulation, impulse control, causal analysis, empathy, realistic optimism, self-efficacy, and reaching out. This fact sheet focuses on practical ways that caregivers and frontline workers can help children build skills in the area of causal analysis.SKU: 8-608
Maternal Mental Health
Fact Sheet, 2013
These fact sheets are intended as an information resource for healthcare providers or other individuals who would like further information on maternal depression. It is more detailed than the Information Card. On the back of the fact sheet is the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), a depression screen that can be done with a woman or can be provided to a woman to complete on her own. The fact sheet can be referred to when discussing maternal depression with women and their families, or used to share information with your colleagues.SKU: 2-102