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2018 Angel Donor’s Dinner

On May 9, 2018 we held our 5th 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 Dr. Chen and Dr. Fairbrother, and Leah and Aaron Burns for sharing their experiences with honesty, vulnerability and courage. We are so grateful… Read more »

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 »