Videos: KidsCareCanada

Treatments: Self-care (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

Treatments: Self-care (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidsCareCanada, discusses how a "good" mother takes care of herself so she can take care of her child. Self-care is not a luxury, it is a necessity. New parents may need help with baby care in order to have time to care for themselves.

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Group & phone support (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

Group & phone support (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidsCareCanada, explores the help that is available for families experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety through Pacific Post Partum Support Society telephone support line and in-person support groups.

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Treatments: An introduction (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

Treatments: An introduction (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidsCareCanada, shows how depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after having a baby is a highly treatable illness. Professionals work with mothers to choose the right treatment options for that particular individual, which may include medication along with individual, couple and group support/therapy.

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New mothers need support (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

New mothers need support (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidsCareCanada, discusses feelings of guilt and worthlessness that may keep a new mother from asking for help, and how everyone can work to ensure a new mother feels safe and supported.

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Postpartum depression: Not the baby blues (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

Postpartum depression: Not the baby blues (KidsCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidsCareCanada, discusses the difference between the sadness and anxiety ("the baby blues") that is briefly experienced by many postnatal women and the extreme feelings associated with postpartum depression and anxiety (PPD/A). The baby blues often pass on their own, PPD/A requires treatment. In all cases, new mothers require caring support from the people around them.

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