Maureen Fura is the founder of her boutique production company, Fura Films. A seasoned producer and director, Maureen is a change-maker with more than twenty years of leadership experience in creating programs, publications and multimedia collateral to enact systemic change movements. Fura has been a featured speaker at Tedx Monterey and through her work hopes to change lives by sharing her story of maternal depression. Dark Side of the Full Moon is Maureen's first feature film with other projects currently in production.
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December 19, 2016
I always wanted to become a mother. I dreamed of taking prenatal yoga classes and wearing cute pregnancy t-shirts. I craved waddling around town with my very own pregnancy belly. But for me, and one out of every seven U.S. women, pregnancy and the first year postpartum was anything but rainbows and unicorns. It wasn’t even heartburn and swollen ankles. For up to 20% of women in the United States, a maternal mental health complication like pregnancy and postpartum depression is a reality. Sadly, it is one for which we are rarely prepared, screened, or given timely, adequate treatment. For me...