Paternal Depression: Dads Can Get Depression Too

Most people have heard about postnatal depression, but did you know that Dad’s get depression too?  It’s called ‘paternal depression’ and it’s a common experience for men. Up to 1 in 10 Dads will experience it either during the pregnancy or after baby arrives. It’s important to recognise that feeling anxious, sad or overwhelmed at times is a co...
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Emotional Health During Pregnancy

Pregnant women are known for their emotional fragility. Crying at television advertisements, becoming weepy at the very sight of a newborn’s jumpsuit...the list goes on. But at what point do “normal” up and down emotions become something else entirely? Read on to learn more about your emotional health during pregnancy and why it’s so important.

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Returning to Work After Postnatal Depression

When I first became pregnant (goodness, was it really 5 years ago?) and looked into my (very bright and happy) future, returning to work after my maternity leave was something I absolutely took for granted.  It’s funny how things change, isn’t it?  Little was I to know, not only would my confidence and motivation take a severe battering over those 12 long months, but so too would my priority list for life.
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