Finding the right parent’s group after having a baby

Humans are social beings and for women particularly, connecting with others after giving birth is really important. New mothers especially, benefit from the emotional support they gather from other mothers who are going through similar experiences. You’ll find you share a common currency, e.g., your babies, which will help you to find other ways to connect with parents. 
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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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What is Birth Trauma?

Birth trauma does not mean the same thing to every woman. Like many other life events, the impact of trauma is unique to every individual. Some women experience birth trauma as a result of their physical experience, others from the psychological effects of giving birth - each is equally important.

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FIFO Families: Tips For Effective Parenting

Being a FIFO (fly in/fly out) worker brings unique challenges to family life. The usual routines which keep things ticking smoothly along become fundamentally different when one parent needs to do the work of two at home.  And although the majority of FIFO workers are men, more women are also taking on the role of working away for periods of time. 
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