Pregnancy Life & Style - - NEWBORN CARE -

Even though you are no longer preg­nant, resid­ual hor­mones can af­fect your mood and it’s com­mon to feel down or teary in the early days with a new­born. If you’re still feel­ing blue af­ter the first week or so, don’t hes­i­tate to ask for help. Your first port of call is your mid­wife, early child­hood nurse or GP, but or­gan­i­sa­tions such as beyondblue (1300 224 636; www.beyondblue. and the Peri­na­tal Anx­i­ety & De­pres­sion Aus­tralia (PANDA,

1300 726 306; also pro­vide sup­port and ad­vice.

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