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We’re In This Together: Julia’s Story

I chose to participate in We’re In This Together because I have personally been affected by postpartum depression. This is my story. I had my son a month premature. He was a healthy boy, thankfully, and was an amazing baby. My fiancé was extremely supportive and my mom was able to stay with us for… Read more »

We’re In This Together project reaches out to new mothers

Everyone needs encouragement sometimes, especially new mothers. Pacific Post Partum Support Society, in conjunction with the Good Mother Project, is pleased to announce We’re In This Together, an uplifting photography project which asks mothers to share their wisdom and the words that they wish they could speak to their former selves when in the midst… Read more »

Keeping the light despite Seasonal Affective Disorder

People in the Lower Mainland are soaking up the sun this summer, but those with Seasonal Affective Disorder are already dreading the winter months. Once the longest day of the year has passed in June, those suffering from SAD keep watch as the night comes earlier and earlier. It isn’t something most of us consider… Read more »

Birthday Milestones

My second baby turns one today and it’s a big deal. First birthdays carry so much weight. With my son, whose first birthday feels like aeons ago, I was coming face to face with the anniversary of becoming a mother. With him, I always commemorate the biggest of transformations–his birth made me a mother, and… Read more »

Vacationing with postpartum depression

It’s definitely not the travel companion you want. It drains your energy, gets in the way, and makes you miserable. But still, it happens – some of us are bringing postpartum depression and anxiety on our family vacation. It’s not like we have a choice. Depression and anxiety do not know how to take the… Read more »