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Professor Stephanie Brown (Head, Healthy Mothers Health Families group) was invited to give the NAIDOC week Grand Round at Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital together with Deanna Stuart-Butler, a member of the Aboriginal Advisory Group for the study. Their presentation celebrated a decade of working together to achieve change to improve services for Aboriginal families and reduce disparities in Aboriginal maternal and child health outcomes.
Becoming a parent is a journey into unchartered waters – the physical and emotional demands of looking after a newborn are exhausting and constant. Not surprisingly, depression and anxiety are common among both new mothers and fathers but, for some, depression may come later.