Videos: Supporting

Maria and Pablo’s Journey

Maria and Pablo’s Journey

When Maria was struggling with postpartum depression, her relationship with Pablo suffered. But by finding support, and learning to take care of themselves and each other, their relationship is now stronger than ever.

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Kasimir: How partners can be supportive

Kasimir: How partners can be supportive

Kasimir talks about how he finally realized the best way to support his partner when she was going through PPD/A was to listen to her.

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Mariko and Kasimir: How he could help

Mariko and Kasimir: How he could help

Even before Mariko was able to tell Kasimir what she really needed to recover, the fact that he just listened as she shared her feelings and experiences, without judging or trying to fix it, was extremely helpful.

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Allen: Really listening

Allen: Really listening

Allen talks about how important it is to just listen and how hard it is to do. After practicing it with his wife, he can apply it to other parts of his life now, including his relationship with his friends and child.

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Sheila: Lack of sleep

Sheila: Lack of sleep

Sheila Duffy, Director of Pacific Post Partum Support Society, talks about how it is vital that new parents get enough sleep because sleep deprivation is a big risk factor for PPD/A/

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