These posters were made for a presentation I did recently for expecting couples.
Postpartum depression is more common than we think, and it looks different for everyone. Unfortunately not all the material is making it on the pages here, but contact me with any questions!
LET'S PREVENT AND HEAL FROM PPD
How do we make the most of the PPD experience?
Well, my last "slide" won't fit properly on this page (I'm not a web designer)! Oops!
In closing, work together as a couple to become aware of how you might feel once your baby arrives. Plan ahead with meals in the freezer, meal trains from friends, rely on the support of others and learn how to ask for help. Know what makes you feel resourced and do that as much as you can.
Here's a noteworthy fact: one massage a week can act as the equivalent to taking anti-depressants!
Get the support you need... Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists (Petra in Nelson, BC is great), acupuncture, massage, craniosacral therapy (for you and your baby)... Build your network now. Check out my resources page to help.