Post-natal depression



An overview of attachment theory, and perinatal depression

The relationship an infant has with their primary caregiver (in Australian society, this is usually the mother) has a profound impact on the infant’s future development. It is now well recognised that experiences in the first weeks and months of life help shape the developing...

Postnatal depression and mother-infant interaction, and teenage parents

Parenthood is a major life transition. Although becoming a parent is a time of great joy and celebration, often the experience of motherhood is not what new mothers expected. Many women struggle with the countless changes and challenges associated with adjusting their lives to accommodate...