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26
Sep

Top 3 Things You Need To Know About The Cascade Of Interventions

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The cascade of intervention is alive and well in our current birth culture. We want to help you better understand what it is in hopes you can gain perspective as to what’s safe for you. Below you will find our top three things you need to know about the cascade of interventions. So let’s get […]

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24
Sep

Treatment & PPD- How stigma prevents moms from getting the help they need.

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Treatment, of course, is a top priority and now that I’m on the other side healthy and recovered, I can see that it looks different for everyone. My youngest daughter was born in the summer of 2013, July 1st in fact. I knew something was wrong almost immediately, by 2 weeks for sure, yet it […]

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19
Sep

The Negative Effect of Dr. Google & PPD

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I recently had the opportunity to attend and present at the 2017 Stanford Medicine X conference in California with our team at the brand new Maternal Mental Health Research Collaborative, and it was definitely an experience like no other. I wanted to share with you a bit about the work I presented so I’ve broken […]

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08
Sep

Aaron Stuckel- Why hiring a doula was “the best decision we ever made.”

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I have to admit, when my wife first suggested we look at hiring a doula, I didn’t like the idea. I had a few concerns, but mainly I was worried that I was going to be shut out of my role as a support person to my wife. But I also really wanted her to […]

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08
Sep

Jae-Lyn Stuckel- How having a doula helped her feel empowered and supported.

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When my husband and I looked into doula services, we didn’t know exactly what we were signing up for but I looked forward to having support during the birth of our first baby. I was nervous about what labour would feel like, but I knew that I wanted to be at home as long as […]

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04
Sep

Welcome Shannon Hennig- Director of Communication & Program Development

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My name is Shannon Hennig and I’m a research and healthcare professional with a passion for maternal mental health. I hold a Master of Arts degree from Athabasca University where I focused my research on the relationship between women and their healthcare providers during the perinatal period. I currently work in the public healthcare system […]

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