Posts Tagged: PPPSS

Postpartum Evolution

My oldest child just turned 10. This is hard to believe, because his babyhood and toddler years still feel so close. They were years that broke me in unexpected ways–forcing me to confront the dark corners of postpartum depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation. The people closest to me say that I was not myself in… Read more »

We’re in this Together: Corinne’s Story

I can still remember watching the monitors while I was in labour. Because of my high risk pregnancy being both diabetic and having high blood pressure, I was hooked up to monitors for the entire time. My feelings went from excited, to scared, to worried as I saw Narra’s heart rate drop with every contraction…. Read more »

We’re In This Together: Jill’s Story

When I started struggling after the birth of my 4th child, it really took me by surprise. When I found PPPSS’s online resources, I began to realize what was going on and I felt so much less alone, and not as scared. Just reading that other people were thinking and feeling the same things was… Read more »

Forgotten Fathers

Article by Andrea Paterson Father’s Day, year after year, the organizations that support those with difficult postpartum adjustments send a shout-out to the partners, fathers, and parents who, for whatever reason, don’t quite fit the category of “Mother.” We mention that postpartum depression is not specific to birthing mothers. We urge people to speak up… Read more »