We are a team of LGBTQ and ally researchers who want to share some of our findings with our communities. This website is for families, service providers, and researchers who care for LGBTQ people and who want to support them. We made this website because we wanted to share useful information with you!
So from my prenatal class, we had all exchanged emails, and I was like "listen, I'm thinking of doing a walk, if anyone wants to join me". I thought it would be like, three parents or something, and it turned out the first day there was 20. So I was like, oh, my goodness, what did I start? [...] It's good just to have friends in [the] area.
Most of our findings are coming from a 2-year study called Postpartum Wellbeing Study (Funded through The National Institute of Health), a research study where we looked at the mental health and wellbeing of women of various sexual identities in the Toronto and Boston areas as they transitioned into parenthood. These were some of our questions: