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No bundle of joy

By Michelle Ruby, Brantford Expositor

Postpartum depression affects 15% to 20% of new mothers.

A new program, called The Parachute Program — Transitioning to Parenthood, held Wednesday afternoons at St. Andrew’s Community Centre on Darling Street, is aimed at helping women experiencing challenges with their newborns.

Today, in the first of a three-part series on postpartum depression, the condition is examined and local women who suffered from it share their stories.

Friday’s story will look at the services neighbouring communities, including Oxford, Haldimand, Norfolk and Waterloo, offer women with postpartum depression.

On Saturday, the series concludes with a focus on the new Parachute Program.

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