Posts Tagged: Anxiety

We’re in this Together: Corinne’s Story

I can still remember watching the monitors while I was in labour. Because of my high risk pregnancy being both diabetic and having high blood pressure, I was hooked up to monitors for the entire time. My feelings went from excited, to scared, to worried as I saw Narra’s heart rate drop with every contraction…. Read more »

We’re In This Together: Jill’s Story

When I started struggling after the birth of my 4th child, it really took me by surprise. When I found PPPSS’s online resources, I began to realize what was going on and I felt so much less alone, and not as scared. Just reading that other people were thinking and feeling the same things was… Read more »

We’re in This Together: Felisa’s Story

I survived severe postpartum depression and anxiety with my first child. I felt so disconnected from motherhood and my daughter. Without Pacific Post Partum Support Society, I don’t know how I would have survived. I came out of it scarred, but stronger. Now a mother of two, I want to any other mother out there… Read more »

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 »

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 »