Flora's Walk fundraiser calls for perinatal mental health strategy
Mental illness among new and expectant mothers has worsened during the pandemic, and a first-of-its kind national fundraiser aims to stop the stigma and offer more support.
The national walkathon is scheduled this week in memory of a Toronto mother who died by suicide earlier this year after dealing with undiagnosed, and rare, postpartum psychosis. It's been named Flora's Walk for 44-year-old single mother Flora Babakhani, who took her own life two months after giving birth to her daughter following years of fertility treatments.
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