‘I wish I knew’: kick-starting conversations about perinatal anxiety and depression
Perinatal anxiety and depression is more serious and common than many people realise. Up to one in five expecting or new mothers and one in 10 expecting or new fathers will experience this illness.
Around 100,000 families will be affected every year across Australia.
Left untreated, perinatal anxiety and depression – and postnatal psychosis, which is a more severe form of mental illness – can have a devastating impact on parents, partners, baby and the rest of the family. In the worst cases, lives can even be put at risk.
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