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We’re In This Together: Chrissy and Dora

When I started writing my story for ‘We’re in This Together’, I began with the early days. I wrote about the trauma and confusion of those dark times; my sadness about not being the kind of mom I wanted to be; my heartbreaking inability to breastfeed; the unrelenting feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy; how I… Read more »

Erin and Katrina

I am the Board Chair of PPPSS, a former client and passionate about PPD. I was hospitalized many times when Kegan was a baby for PPD. I honestly believed he was better off without me and waited too late to ask for help. Perhaps there is value of telling a more acute story and coming… Read more »

We’re In This Together: Vincent and Lynsey

Vincent Fung   I chose to participate because there needs to be more awareness of postpartum depression or anxiety. My wife passed away from the effects of postpartum depression and it’s a health issue that has an impact on the whole family.   We tried all sorts of medical and therapeutic treatments, but ultimately our… Read more »

Bell, Let’s Talk About Maternal Mental Health

Every year Bell runs its Let’s Talk campaign to shine a light on mental health issues. It’s been a great way to bring awareness to mental health struggles and has gone some way to deconstructing the stigma around mental illness. But when it comes to maternal mental health there’s still work to be done and… Read more »

We’re In This Together: Steph

I was happy to participate in the We’re in this Together campaign because the knowledge that so many other moms were going through the same thing as me was so comforting throughout my personal journey. I wouldn’t say I am happy to have gone through my PPD struggles, but the fact that I came out… Read more »