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What is perinatal depression?

what is Perinatal Depression and why should i know? Perinatal depression and anxiety, PND, includes both antenatal and postnatal mood disorders that can effect parents during the pregnancy and after the birth of the child. The total number of people with perinatal depression in 2012 was estimated to be 96,156, including 71,177 new mothers and 24,979 new fathers. 1 in 7 1 in 20 new new mothers Fathers That is 1800 new parents a week in Australia diagnosed with antenatal & postnatal depression. Learn how to spot the signs and help new parents get the information & help they need. Depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability in Australia, representing a significant disease burden. Estimated cost to the Australian economy from perinatal depression for 2012. $433.52 Includes total costs of lost million productivity due to perinatal depression in 2012 estimated to be $310.34 million. The costs to parents, kids and families can be immeasurable. find the information you need A parent who knows the signs is a step ahead A healthy parent looks after themselves Information on the signs & symptoms to look for Information to look after your mental & physical wellbeing Parenting is a legrning curve Information about becoming a parent A smart employer looks after parents Information to assist employers to look after working parents Start a conversation... PANDA's HELPLINE 1300 726 306 Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm is for mums, dads, family and friends HOW IS DAD PANDA GOING! #bePNDaware Follow us Postand Artoratal Depression Acsociation hc. Produced by Post and Antenatal Depression Association 2013 Data obtained from The cost of perinatal depression in Australia Deloitte Access Ecoomics Report 23 October 2012

What is perinatal depression?

shared by whizzme on Jul 13
An infographic to explain to the community what Perinatal depression is - depression that parents can struggle with during pregnancy and after the birth of a child. Traditionally these have been refer...



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