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.
Resiliency and Young Children: Self-Efficacy
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 self-efficacy.SKU: 8-603
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
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