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What everyone needs to know about PND

by Heather Lindsay, a parenting coach who runs an eight-week PND Recovery Program at Blissed Out Mums November 11 to 18 is  PANDA Week (perinatal anxiety and depression awareness). One in five mums suffer from perinatal anxiety and depression. That’s 20%. That’s huge! By definition, it stands for depression or anxiety that occurs during …

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11 signs your friend might have PND

by Cheryl Fingleson, internationally certified gentle sleep expert who can help identify signs of postpartum depression Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks …

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10 ways you can help new mums having a tough time

Earlier this month was World Maternal Mental Health Day. And we here at Mama Disrupt were saddened when we were reminded that more than one in 10 new mums suffer from anxiety or depression. Professor Marie-Paule Austin, head of Perinatal Mental Health at Sydney’s Royal Hospital for Women – and …