Posts Tagged: Anxiety

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 »

Maternal Mental Health Acronyms: A Primer

When it comes to health and science there tend to be a lot of acronyms floating around and maternal mental health is no exception. It can be confusing trying to navigate articles and information when you aren’t sure what the acronyms mean and it can also complicate the process of searching for information. So here… Read more »

The Impact of Immigration

By Clare Zeschky I emigrated to Canada in 2008 from Scotland, a couple of years before my daughter was born. I didn’t expect to feel any sort of culture shock arriving here. After all there’s no language difference, the same TV programs, the same literature, the same music. North American culture was familiar, these were… Read more »