The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood
The documentary, “The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood” tells the inspirational true story of three families and their struggles with postpartum depression. As Carla O’Reilly, Elita Paterson, and Tania Bird journey to wellness, they speak out, inspiring women and families who may be suffering with postpartum depression.
Maternal Mental Health
The Maternal Mental Health poster is intended to raise awareness about maternal depression and get people thinking about the issue. It includes information on symptoms of depression and suggestions about who to contact for help. There is space provided for local contact information to be added.SKU: 2-103
Connections for Life: Attachment
This educational DVD provides consistent, evidence-based information on attachment and is for those who work with families. The DVD has four sections: 1) Introduction to Attachment, 2) The Importance of Attachment, 3) Factors that Influence Attachment, and 4) Promoting Secure Attachment. The information is made accessible through the use of plain language, visual demonstrations of child and caregiver behaviours, expert explanations, and graphics. Both English and French versions are on the one DVD.SKU: 8-V-801
Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children
Fact Sheet, 2010
Approximately 10% of mothers experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and mental health concerns impact every aspect of a person’s life, including body, mind, and spirit; extended family and friends; partner and baby. This fact sheet not only discusses the impact that maternal mental health can have on young children, but also ways in which professionals can support families when this is a concern.SKU: 8-101
Your Young Child’s Brain: How Does It Develop?
Information Card, 2010
Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the importance of brain development during the early years. Practical tips to increase opportunities for children’s healthy development are included.SKU: 8-701