Maternal Mental Health Research Collaborative


Posts Tagged ‘birth trauma’

Marathon of Moms: Your Stories Break Down Stigma

Our first ever Marathon of Moms was a huge success and it wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible support of our MMHRC community. After putting out our call for your stories of lived experience with maternal mental illness, we received submissions from women from across North America. Common Bonds and Shared Experience It was…

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Have Your Say On Our Top 4 Mom-Powered Research Priorities

When MMHRC officially launched back in August we talked a lot about mom-powered research. We want to create a platform for women with lived experience to get involved in research and make it relevant. Our priority was and is for moms to feel that their thoughts and opinions matter.  That someone is listening to them…

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Broken By Birth Trauma

‘Birth trauma’ hadn’t crossed my mind as I was preparing to have my baby. Why would it? Trauma was something that happened to other people and involved life and death experiences; hemorrhaging, pre-eclampsia and an emergency c-section, or problems with baby that required interventions. Oblivious, I assumed that scary things don’t happen to me, so…

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We’re the New Moms in Town

When it comes to working with moms and maternal mental health there are a lot of players in the game. Advocacy and awareness organizations, support groups, healthcare payers, researchers, providers, government, private industry and the list goes on. With so many people paying attention to moms and their mental health where do we fit? And this begs…

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