Monthly Archives: June 2017

Taking Pride as LGBTQ+ parents

Pride Month brings to mind how much lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, and two-spirit families have accomplished, how far they’ve come, and how much there is to be celebrated. But, of course, it’s not all rainbows for LGBTQ+ parents and prospective parents who live in places where rainbow crosswalks are vandalized, where they are threatened… Read more »

Forgotten Fathers

Article by Andrea Paterson Father’s Day, year after year, the organizations that support those with difficult postpartum adjustments send a shout-out to the partners, fathers, and parents who, for whatever reason, don’t quite fit the category of “Mother.” We mention that postpartum depression is not specific to birthing mothers. We urge people to speak up… Read more »

The Physical Effects of Stress on the Body

Article by Kirsty–PPPSS telephone support staff Stress. I feel it in my back, mainly between my shoulder blades. I sometimes daydream that my daughter will grow up to be a massage therapist  and will need to use my back for her homework. In the meantime, I use a tennis ball to wrinkle out the kinks… Read more »

2017 Angel Donor’s Dinner

On May 24, 2017 we held our 4th annual Angel Donor Dinner. We were overwhelmed with the number of donors attending and supporting us! It was an incredibly moving evening. Special thanks to our speakers Catherine Chow and Andrea Patterson for sharing with honesty, vulnerability and courage their personal stories of recovery. We are so grateful… Read more »