Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born to grow to… Continue Reading >

How can nutrition benefit postnatal depression?

Lana Hirth, Accredited Practising Dietitian Does food impact your mood? With more than 1 in 7 new mums and up to 1 in 10 new dads experiencing postnatal depression (PANDA, 2021), it’s worth exploring all options that can help to… Continue Reading >

Understanding Postnatal Depression

Perinatal or postnatal depression affects about 15 – 20 per cent of women in Australia. For about 40 per cent of these cases, the symptoms begin in pregnancy and can last up to two years. Even though postnatal depression is… Continue Reading >

What You Need to Know About the Pelvic Floor in Pregnancy and Postpartum

According to Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor, Chloe de Winter from Go Chlo Pilates   I’m sure you’ve heard the words “pelvic floor” mentioned here and there. Perhaps, you’ve been told to “do your kegels at the traffic lights” at some… Continue Reading >

Smiling After Postnatal Depression | Josephine Smyth | Ep 123

Today we’re doing something a little different, an open discussion with a Mum about her experiences with Post Natal Depression (PND) and the strategies she used in supporting her recovery. This is in the hope it will support parents facing… Continue Reading >

Essentials of Postpartum Nutrition For All Mothers | Christina Ross | Ep 103

  For any expectant & mother to be, the lead up to the arrival of your newborn baby is an incredibly exciting time. During these 9 months, the food you eat fuels you & your baby. However after you have… Continue Reading >

Lovekins Pty Ltd

LOVEKINS is an Australian wellbeing and skincare company specialising in a range of natural and organic pregnancy + baby skincare and personal care products. Founder & CEO Amanda Essery is a 6th generation Australian Chinese, born and raised in Darwin,… Continue Reading >

Rainbow Families Postnatal Depression Resource

Rainbow Families received a grant from the WayAhead Foundation to conduct a parenting workshop on the issues of perinatal anxiety and depression, and develop a resource specifically for our community.   “ friends can look after you by being there,… Continue Reading >

A Day in the Life of a Doula

Renee Adair   Let me start by saying that just about every doula pitches a variety of contrasting services according to their training, other modalities they specialise in and their personal situation. So what I do in a day will… Continue Reading >

The part of your postnatal body that nobody talks about….

Saggy boobs, abdominal muscle separation, haemorrhoids – ask anyone who had a baby how they are feeling about their postnatal body and they are sure to have a list of complaints.   But has anyone ever told you about their vaginal… Continue Reading >