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Gifts for the Soul

  Pacific Post Partum Support Society counsellor, Anna Chambers, shares three gifts that you can give yourself this holiday season.   Courage to ask for what I need.   Often, one of the ongoing struggles for women is having the courage to ask for what we need. One of the myths mothers may buy into… Read more »

Holiday Wellness

Article by Hollie Hall,  Pacific Post Partum Support Society phone counsellor and group facilitator   This time of year can bring with it a whole mixed bag of emotions for new parents. Usually our call volume here at PPPSS goes up with the darker days. For many of us the negative feelings can be very… Read more »

The Mourning Moon

Article by Andrea Paterson There are those who celebrate the “mourning moon,” the last full moon before the Winter Solstice. This year’s Mourning Moon just passed and its symbolism struck a chord. It is the last point of brightness in the descending dark. As the longest night of the year approaches it is a chance… Read more »

Our Most Heartfelt Thanks!

On November 14 The Good Mother Project hosted a spectacular photography fundraiser at the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Seventy-one moms, accompanied by their children, had portraits taken by volunteer photographers. The project raised $3238 for Pacific Post Partum Support Society. You can see an article about the event in the Vancouver Courier.  Sheila Duffy, Director of… Read more »

Preparing for Motherhood After PPD/A Part 2

A few months ago Kelley Allen shared reflections from the first trimester of her pregnancy with her second child. After suffering with postpartum depression and anxiety after the birth of her daughter, Kelley is sharing her experience and tactics as she moves through her second journey towards motherhood. Article by Kelley Allen Writing about the… Read more »