Videos: About moms

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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Maria: Supporting breastfeeding choices

Maria: Supporting breastfeeding choices

Maria discusses that although she was able to breastfeed both of her children, she feels that strong pressure new mothers sometimes experience to breastfeed can be damaging to the mom's mental health.

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Maria: Finding support

Maria: Finding support

Maria discusses how finding a Spanish-language support group was a great support to her during early motherhood.

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Sheila: Self care

Sheila: Self care

The Director of Pacific Post Partum Support Society, Sheila Duffy, talks about how self-care is often vital to recovery from PPD/A and looks different for each person.

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Allen: You can’t fix everything

Allen: You can’t fix everything

Allen discusses how his urge to 'fix' a situation that could not be fixed led he and his wife feeling emotionally separated from one another.

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