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Pablo: What is PPD

Pablo: What is PPD

Pablo discusses how postpartum depression is different because the parent must try to care for himself while also constantly caring for a new infant.

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Pablo: A difficult balance

Pablo: A difficult balance

Pablo discusses the difficulty of balancing home and family obligations, particularly when one partner has PPD/A, and why doing so is vital.

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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 (KidCareCanada PPD series)

Treatments: Self-care (KidCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidCareCanada, 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 (KidCareCanada PPD series)

Group & phone support (KidCareCanada PPD series)

This video, created by KidCareCanada, 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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