by Adine Bresge, The Canadian Press

On social media, the early days of motherhood might seem like a time of uninterrupted bliss. Many posts show photos of women swaddling infants in their arms, beaming with parental pride, as if caring for a newborn were the most natural thing in the world.

Calgary-based writer Teresa Wong paints a starkly different picture of this milestone in her new graphic novel, “Dear Scarlet,” about her struggle with postpartum depression…

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Image courtesy of The Canadian Press/HO, Ken Hurd