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Mother of twins Jess Wheller shares her experience after hearing about Murdoch Children's research findings released 19 July 2016 highlighting alarming rates of depression for parents of babies born before 30 weeks.
Pregnancy can be a time of great joy and excitement for women, but it can also bring upheaval and stress. Physical health problems, worries about childbirth, and the health of their baby, and fears about managing the transition to motherhood all mean that women can be particularly prone to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and stress. Dr Hannah Woolhouse shares a new study into the potential benefits of mindfulness in pregnancy