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Emotional Health for Parents - During Pregnancy and Beyond

All strong emotions are common and normal when you have a new baby. It's even normal to go through dozens of emotions – both good and not so good – in just one day.

From the list of topics below, you'll find information about emotional health during pregnancy and after birth, including things like depression and anxiety. You’ll also find suggested ways to support yourself during this time.

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week 2017

12-18 November 2017

Want to get involved in raising awareness of perinatal depression and anxiety?

Click here to see what’s happening in WA and how you can be a part of it.


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