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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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