Tag Archives: childbirth

Defusing the ticking time bomb that can be postpartum depression
By Nicole Letourneau and Cindy Lee Dennis

Recently a distraught young mother from British Columbia took her own life while in the grip of postpartum depression, leaving behind a grieving husband and infant son. She was a Registered Nurse and had been seeking treatment for depression and anxiety. Tragically, the health care system she worked for was unable to help her.

Too many women around the world still die during pregnancy and childbirth
By Loubna Belaid and Valery Ridde

The government of Canada recently participated in the G7 Health Ministers meeting in Japan to discuss concrete actions to improve global health.