Shannon started Birth Narratives after recognizing how difficult the event of giving birth and the postpartum period can be. She wants to help people process this event in the most healing way possible. Shannon has a Master’s degree in Social Work. She started her career supporting young mothers, and now works in mental health and does birth story listening. She is the mother to a three year old who attracts the world with his loquaciousness and a nine month old who attracts the world with his peaceful energy.
3 Reasons That Counselling for Postpartum Depression is Helpful: People often tell me after they have come for a counselling session they have more ability to be creative in their parenting, creative in solving problems, take care of themselves, better […]
Holiday and Post-Holiday Blues The holiday and post-holiday season can be a hard time for varying reasons. Maybe our values are not lining up with those around us, maybe we are missing someone special, it could be overwhelming to visit […]
I wish that all parents fell instantly in love with their babies at birth. I wish this because they would skip out on the guilt and obsessing over when this magical moment is going to happen. I was talking to […]
Will I ever feel like myself again? Will this feeling ever go away? Every woman who is experiencing postpartum depression will want to know this. The answer is yes it is possible! Postpartum depression is an illness and it is […]
My child just will NOT ___________ fill in the blank- nap, eat, sleep, be quiet, stop talking, start talking… Whatever it is for you and your family, it causes us distress. My child is Three and loves to talk, I […]
Labor starts and everyone is waiting to hear. “How was your birth?” People ask this question with excited anticipation and also sometimes in naivety. They do not realize this can be such an emotionally loaded question. If your birth was […]