My Six-Point Plan To Lose 40 Pounds And Write A Book in 12 Months Which We Should Totally Do Together

Shit’s getting real now. It’s one thing to share what my new year's resolutions and goals are for 2019, and it’s quite another to actually begin working towards achieving them. And it’s already mid-January! In order to achieve my goals of weight loss and a novel by the end of 2019, I know I need … Continue reading My Six-Point Plan To Lose 40 Pounds And Write A Book in 12 Months Which We Should Totally Do Together

Mom And Baby Units For Postpartum Depression Exist, But Not In Canada

HuffPost Canada By: Patricia Tomasi   10/23/2018 Dina Rae Reiber of Luseland, Sask. suffered from severe postpartum depression following the birth of her third child. "I was spiralling out of control," Rae Reiber told HuffPost Canada. "I would cry uncontrollably, have panic attacks and dark thoughts daily." When those dark thoughts worsened to include thoughts of self-harm, … Continue reading Mom And Baby Units For Postpartum Depression Exist, But Not In Canada

Indigenous Moms Are More Likely To Have Postpartum Depression: Canadian Study

HuffPost Canada By: Patricia Tomasi    09/26/2018 Maya Houle believes intergenerational trauma is the reason she's currently suffering from postpartum depression. "My mother is a '60s Scoop survivor," the Edmonton mother of two told HuffPost Canada. Her youngest child is just seven weeks old. Houle also suffered from postpartum depression (PPD) following the birth of her first child, … Continue reading Indigenous Moms Are More Likely To Have Postpartum Depression: Canadian Study

Canada Is Lagging On Perinatal Depression Screening, Advocates Say

"Women in Canada are getting the short straw, time and time again." The Huffington Post Canada By Patricia Tomasi 01/22/2018 When Tara Mandarano of Richmond Hill, Ont., was five months pregnant, she gathered up the courage to tell her ob-gyn that she was feeling "incredibly anxious" all the time. She was embarrassed to mention it, she said, … Continue reading Canada Is Lagging On Perinatal Depression Screening, Advocates Say