Posts Tagged: PPPSS

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 »

Fundraiser: Good Mother Project Photo Sessions

We have some really exciting news here at Pacific Post Partum Support Society. The Good Mother Project is sponsoring its second fundraiser for PPPSS and this one is going to be bigger and more awesome than the last! Moms and their children are invited to have portraits taken in support of mothers everywhere. The event… Read more »

October: Herald of Dark Nights

Happy Thanksgiving from Pacific Post Partum Support Society! Today a PPPSS staff member shares her love for Autumn and the healing promised by longer nights. Georgie articulates the deep meaning she finds in the literal and metaphorical turning of the seasons. She tells a story of the seasons that exist in parenthood, and in our… Read more »

Self-Care Tips for Partners

Part Three of our August Self Care Series addresses non-birthing partners. Often overlooked in the postpartum period, dads and partners to birthing mothers are also at the mercy of extreme emotional and psychological shifts after the birth of a baby.  Zoey Ryan interviews her husband to find out what kind of self-care measures can be… Read more »

When Small Acts of Self-Care Aren’t Enough

This is the second piece in our August Self-Care Series. Those moving through the process of resolving postpartum depression and anxiety are often reminded to focus on small acts of self-care. This might mean drinking tea while it’s still hot, taking a 15 minute walk after dinner, or making sure you have time to brush… Read more »