Helpline in Focus: New parent mental health in lockdown
This week on Dr Nicole Highet from the Centre of Perinatal Excellence joins us to talk about how new parents are coping in lockdown. She tackles the following subjects:Helpline in Focus How lockdown is extra-challenging for new parentsThe signs of post-natal depressionHow the pandemic is impacting PNDWhat we should be asking our partners to check that they are okayThe double-edged sword of lockdown when you have a new baby and a toddlerSuggestions for how new parents can maintain good mental health in lockdownWhen PND hits before the baby is bornIf you need support during lockdown COPE have a list of resources at their website or you can contact PANDA on 1300 726 306.To book in a one-on-one session with a Parent School expert, check out Parent School powered by Babyology.Want to ask our experts your own question? Join our weekly LIVE Helplines on Facebook or leave your question in our Facebook Helpline Group. Find more great stories and expert advice in the podcast.Feed Play LoveSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.