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Postnatal depression

Many women experience the 'baby blues' after pregnancy, but when feelings persist beyond these early days, it may be a sign of depression.

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Fathers and depression

There is widespread belief that antenatal and postnatal depression (PND) are experienced only by women, but research and anecdotal evidence suggest that PND can affect fathers too.

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Depression and pregnancy

Pregnancy can have its ups and downs, but lingering feelings of helplessness, isolation or negative thoughts may be a sign of antenatal depression.

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Baby blues

The baby blues are common in the first few days after giving birth.

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Postpartum psychosis

Postpartum psychosis is a serious mental illness that can develop soon after you give birth. If you or your partner might have postpartum psychosis, speak with a doctor immediately.

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Birth trauma (emotional)

Birth trauma affects many women. But there are ways to reduce your risk of an emotionally traumatic childbirth, while support and treatment are available if you experience symptoms.

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Mental wellbeing during pregnancy

Your mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy is as important as your physical health. Learn how to look after yourself, how to know if you need help, and where to find it.

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Pregnancy at week 19

By week 19, you will likely look very obviously pregnant, while your baby can now hear sounds from outside your body.

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Anxiety and parenthood

Postnatal anxiety develops in the first year of parenthood and is common in both parents. Learn to recognise the signs and get the support you need.

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Anxiety and pregnancy

Antenatal anxiety occurs when you’re pregnant and feelings of anxiety and stress won't go away. Learn to recognise the signs and get the support you need.

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