HALF OF BABY BLUES SUF­FER­ERS DON’T ASK FOR HELP

Sunday Herald Sun - Body and Soul - - NEWS -

A sur­vey by a UK char­ity has found 49 per cent of new moth­ers with post­na­tal de­pres­sion (PND) suf­fer in si­lence and one in three feared a so­cial worker would use the ill­ness as a rea­son to take their child. What you can do: If you or some­one you know suf­fers from PND, try these tips: + See a doc­tor. + Ask a part­ner, friends or fam­ily to look af­ter kids so you can take time out. + Call a sup­port ser­vice, such as PANDA, 1300 726 306, www.panda.org.au

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