FATHERS/PARTNERS AND BIRTH TRAUMA

Posted on November 27, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

 

Our local paper contained an interesting article on Birth Trauma: It Affects Fathers too. We are aware that Dads and Partners can have Postpartum Depression, and if Moms can suffer around a challenging birth, why not Fathers and/or Partners too? Let’s get the discussion going……

https://www.pressreader.com/…/otta…/20171127/281487866663411

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Multiples and Postpartum Depression

Posted on May 18, 2017. Filed under: raising multiples, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

This topic is Multiple Births Canada’s upcoming 28th May, 2017 subject for Multiple Birth Awareness Day (see http://www.multiplesbirthscanada.org for more information).  While Postpartum Depression (PPD) can be a big issue for parents of singletons, parents of multiples can take a big hit with PPD and talking about it is an important step for any Mother to getting help.

Here is a personal story posted by Birth Without Fear and this Mom’s experience is a well-written article addressing PPD.  Check it out here: http://birthwithoutfearblog.com/2017/05/17/i-sank-deeper-deeper-a-story-of-postpartum-depression/

Thank you to Birth Without Fear for shedding some light on a topic that many new Moms face and which still contains some stigma.  PPD is a disease, can be treated and affects everyone in the family.

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