LETOURNEAU, DENNIS: The biggest predictors of postpartum depression are prenatal depression and a history of depression before conception
LETOURNEAU, LOUGHEED: Members of the public can help by supporting women’s right to breastfeed in public and demanding baby-friendly standards in health-care settings
BELAID, RIDDE: Canada has committed to 20 projects in African and has contributed millions to help improve pregnancy outcomes, but much more can be done
LATIMER: The key is to think ahead and make sure the necessary resources and support are in place
LATIMER: It is vitally important for women experiencing postpartum illness to seek help, not only for themselves but to help to keep children safe
LATIMER: Although there are potential risks involved with taking medication, there are very real risks if important psychiatric medication is stopped
RUTH: Expecting quick fixes for reducing alcohol use in pregnancy is unrealistic
BOURGEAULT: We could save $800 per midwifery-attended hospital birth and $1,800 per home birth.