Credits

With sincere thanks to all of the women who participated in this study, sharing their experiences and stories, and providing valuable information and support for others living with similar problems. This project was made possible through financial support from the Royal Bank of Canada Foundation. We would also like to recognize the excellent administrative support provided by the St. Mary’s Research Centre, particularly Isabelle Crepeau and Rebecca Macdonald. 

Project Team: 
  • Susan Law, PhD – Principal Investigator and Director, Canadian Health Experiences Research Program
  • Ilja Ormel, MPH – Research Program Coordinator
  • Sandra Palaez, PhD, Linda Rozmovits, PhD, and Ilja Ormel, MPH, who conducted the qualitative interviews; and to Linda and Ilja who contributed to the analysis
  • Joel Montanez, PhD – Researcher, St. Mary’s Research Centre & Clinical Psychologist, Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay de Montréal who led the production of the trigger film, with the support of Nicolas Gulino for editing and subtitles, as well as Oscar Salazar Varela for original music composition and performance  
  • Isabelle Crépeau and Celine Bailey, for expert translation of all materials from English to French and French to English  
  • Hannah Schwartz, MD FRCPC, for expert clinical advice
  • Stephanie Babinski, MPA, MA, for support with the preparation of the manuscript on this study  
  • Donna Plett, MSc, for support as a research assistant and contributions to the analysis
  • Arachna Lakhanpaul, Trillium Health Partners – Institute for Better Health, Knowledge Translation team, for web support
This web resource on experiences of mental health and pregnancy is based on research by the Canadian Health Experiences Research Program. 


Publication date: September, 2020
Review date: September, 2022