Videos: About moms

Shelia: Breastfeeding

Shelia: Breastfeeding

Sheila Duffy, PPPSS's Director, discusses the stress that many new mothers experience when breastfeeding is not what they expected. She emphasizes that breastfeeding, although natural, is not always easy and that mothers need to be supported so they can make the decisions that are best for both baby and herself.

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Linda: Breastfeeding stigma

Linda: Breastfeeding stigma

Linda describes the stigma that she felt because she was not able to breastfeed her baby.

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Linda: There is hope

Linda: There is hope

Linda shares how it helped her to know that others have healed from PPD/A, and that it did get better for her too.

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Robin: Capturing the happy moments

Robin: Capturing the happy moments

Robin discusses how she captures the happy moments of her life so she can draw on them during the low days.

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Robin: Pressures of motherhood

Robin: Pressures of motherhood

Robin discusses the unrealistic pressures that mothers put on themselves to be perfect, and how even those mothers who look like they are succeeding are often struggling in their own way.

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