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Postpartum depression – is your thyroid to blame?
Postpartum depression – is your thyroid to blame?

During pregnancy, your immune system is naturally suppressed so that it doesn’t attack the developing foetus. After you give birth, your immune system becomes heightened once again. Although...

24 Aug 2021

Daddy Difficulties
Daddy Difficulties

I will never forget the day my daughter was born. I was with a patient when my phone rang. It was my wife. “Darling, I think I'm having contractions.” “Oh really? Things are...

05 Feb 2020

Sleep Deprivation: Signs you need to seek professional help
Sleep Deprivation: Signs you need to seek professional help

Sleep deprivation is probably the hardest part about parenting. Nothing prepares you for it, and the word ‘tired’ doesn’t do it justice. Does any of this sound like you? Your head is...

05 Sep 2019

Mental Health Assessments Available to Pregnant Women
Mental Health Assessments Available to Pregnant Women

The Federal Government have announced that pregnant women will have access to mental health assessments during pregnancy and after giving birth funded by Medicare. The Australian Medical...

29 Aug 2017

Unusual Symptoms of Depression
Unusual Symptoms of Depression

When talking about depression the most common theme is around feeling sad. But for many people depression manifests in different, less obvious ways. Recently, Redit posted a forum discussion...

27 Jul 2016

New online tools to prevent post natal depression
New online tools to prevent post natal depression

Up to 1 in 4 women in Australia will experience disabling symptoms of depression or anxiety in the first year after giving birth. And around 1 in 10 fathers will experience clinically...

22 Apr 2015

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