First 5 San Diego
First 5 is a California statewide organization dedicated to the healthy development of children age birth to 5 and their families. First 5 San Diego provides many health, learning, and family resources including the Kit for New Parents for families with children age birth to 5.
For immediate access to information about San Diego County community services for children age birth to 5 and their families, call the First 5 funded 24 hour “211” line for assistance.
Dr. Allan Schore is considered the leading authority on the experience dependent nature of attachment, brain development, and affect regulation. He is a leading neuroscientist in the field of affective neurobiology and right brain development.
For his books and links to interesting articles published in magazines and newspapers reflecting his ground breaking work, visit the links on his site.
Postpartum Health Alliance (PHA)
Postpartum Health Alliance is a San Diego-based, non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) and providing support and treatment referrals to women and their families. They operate a Warmline for families where individuals can connect with trained volunteers as well as be referred to specialists in their community for ongoing care.
Warmline: (619) 254-0023
New Mommy Media
New Mommy Media is a network of dynamic audio podcasts for new and expecting parents. Their shows give tips and advice for new parents, educating and entertaining moms and dads as they transition into parenthood.
If you would like to hear Dr. Newton’s interview about postpartum depression during the second year of life, go to: