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Post Partum Depression- It can happen to you

Possible Risk Factors:

  •  Birth didn't go as planned

  • History of Mental Illness or depression

  • Unplanned or unwanted pregnancy

  • Weak support systems

  • Lack of sleep

  • Fussy baby

  • Stress  

  • Prenatal anxiety

  • Recent stressful life events

  • Low self-esteem

  • Lower socioeconomic status

Can it happen to me?

Can it happen to me? 

 

Yes, post partum depression (PPD) does not discriminate. Here is where you can find some really good information: 

Canadian Mental Health Association 

Mayo Clinic 

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario 

HealthLink BC 

Here to help 

Pacific Post Partum Support Society

Post Partum Support Society Publications & Resources 

There is help
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