There has been a lot of discussion recently in Ontario and elsewhere about sex education. We have heard from diverse groups about what is taught and what is not taught in our schools. But there is one group whose voice has been missed. Our students with developmental disabilities need sex education too. And no one’s […]
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.
In my work as a neonatologist, I’ve looked after many, many babies. I’ve seen families of all ages, cultures and circumstances. But I’ve never seen a mother who wanted to harm her growing baby.
The Globe and Mail