Videos: What helps

Allen’s Journey

Allen’s Journey

Allen discusses his own journey though postpartum depression, his wife's experience with the same illness, and how they and their relationship ultimately grew as they worked for recovery. He also talks about how little support there is for new fathers.

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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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Robin’s Journey

Robin’s Journey

Robin tells her journey from postpartum depression and anxiety to healing and hope. Her story highlights the affect of disturbing thoughts (intrusive thoughts) and the role of support and self-care in her recovery.

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