mental health

Pregnancy and early parenthood trigger a wide range of emotions. During pregnancy (the antenatal period) and in the year following childbirth (the postnatal period), it can sometimes be difficult to know whether your feelings of stress, worry, and anxiety are normal, or whether you are experiencing symptoms of an anxiety disorder.

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This booklet aims provides a brief, easy to read introduction to depression during pregnancy (antenatal depression) or following childbirth (postnatal depression).

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This page provides a practical guide to nutrition, exercise and feeling good when you are pregnant or a new mum.

The information on this page was developed after women of Vietnamese heritage living in Brisbane were asked about how they look after themselves when they are pregnant and have a new baby.

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Australians are turning to technology for mental health support more than ever before. As a result, the Australian Government launched the new e-Mental Health Strategy in July.

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Anxiety and depression are very common conditions that affect people of all ages, often at the same time. This fact sheet outlines the causes, symptoms and treatments for both conditions.

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There's a lot more to being healthy than being physically in shape.

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For many new mothers feeling anxious is more common than feeling blue.

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