Category Archives: Pregnancy

Social media fuelling anxiety, perinatal depression for new mums, experts warn

Source, by Patrick Wood New mums are bombarded with social media images of the “perfect family” and it’s leading to increased anxiety and perinatal depression, experts are warning. Research by the national perinatal depression helpline PANDA has also found more …
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Koala Joeys Kyabra Community Association – 4 May 2017

Please come and join us for a free, interactive music and movement program which focuses on empowering parents and carers to use nursery rhymes, songs, dance, relaxation and stories as a tool to form secure attachments, learn about early literacy …
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Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week 15 – 21 November 2015

Postnatal Depression Awareness Week will now be known as Perinatal Depression and Anxiety (PNDA) Awareness Week. This change is in response to the importance of recognising and supporting parents’ mental health right through the perinatal period (during pregnancy and after …
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Spotlight on Pregnancy and Family Violence

Pregnancy can be a time of extremes – from a wonderfully rich experience to one of anguish and despair. So much of how a woman feels about her pregnancy depends on a range of contingent factors, not least of which …
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Group Programs supporting Attachment and Positive Parent/Child Relationships

Alongside individual Counselling with pregnant and parenting women, PCL also delivers free group programs focussed on increasing parent’s confidence, self-esteem, and positive interaction with their child. These programs are delivered in community settings and are co-facilitated by workers from partnering …
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Relationships & Pregnancy Forum – Thursday 6 November 2014

What are the impacts? Relationships are key to how we live our lives – whether it’s the relationship we have with ourselves, our partner, our children or with our wider networks. Learn how relationship issues impact on expectant parents and …
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Do you see the signs of Perinatal depression?

There is greater awareness and education about matters which affect new mothers and fathers today. The perinatal period, which includes the period from the beginning of pregnancy and up to a year post birth, is a time when depression and/or …
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Unplanned pregnancy option

Considering your unplanned pregnancy options After nearly 40 years of helping women with unplanned pregnancy options, we are very aware of the confusion and anxiety you are now feeling.  We also know that one of the most important actions for …
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