We’re in this together

I’m normally standing behind the camera, but in late 2017 I came across an interesting project and decided to step in front of the camera to support and raise awareness about postpartum depression and anxiety. Coordinated in partnership with the Pacific Post Partum Support Society and the Good Mother Project, ‘We’re In This Together‘ is … Continue reading We’re in this together

Let’s give moms a break when it comes to breastfeeding

It’s World BreastFeeding Week and UNICEF and WHO are running full-steam ahead with their campaigns. Yet, while breastfeeding is an ideal, this kind of campaign is adding extra pressure on new parents, particularly moms, if they can’t or decide not to breastfeed based on their needs and situations. Breastfeeding is an ideal – and this … Continue reading Let’s give moms a break when it comes to breastfeeding

One of the world’s largest events about maternal mental illness

The more I get involved in postpartum and mental health issues, the more I see that there are lots of awareness-raising events about them (at least in Vancouver). After the interview with CBC, I was pleasantly surprised when I was contacted to join this year’s “Climb Out of the Darkness” events in British Columbia. I … Continue reading One of the world’s largest events about maternal mental illness

An interview with CBC Radio about Postpartum Depression

Like every postpartum depression story, Muriel’s one is unique and deeply personal. It isn’t black and white or clear-cut because many factors and triggers make it different for everyone going through it. I’m glad that CBC Radio invited me to share a part of her story and our experience… While what Muriel (and I) went … Continue reading An interview with CBC Radio about Postpartum Depression