Because parenthood isn’t always peachy…

Because parenthood isn’t always peachy…

Definitions

Perinatal Mental Illness includes:

  • Antenatal Depression and Anxiety
  • Postnatal Depression and Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Bi-polar
  • Post Partum Psychosis
  • Reoccurance of any other existing mental illness

The term perinatal refers to the antenatal period and the postnatal period combined. Perinatal mental illness refers to mental illnesses that occur during this period.

Many illnesses may be experienced during the perinatal period.  Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and postpartum psychosis are all known to be risks associated with pregnancy and the postnatal period.  New or expecting parents may also experience a recurrence of other mental illnesses such as bipolar, personality disorders and schizophrenia during this time.

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    Geebung QLD 4034

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    Suite 2 / 6 Vanessa Boulevard       

    Springwood  QLD  4127

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    Moreton Bay

    Peach Tree Place

    Mother & Baby Hub

    19-31 Dickson Street

    Morayfield QLD 4506

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    North Brisbane

    Peach Tree House

    293 Ellison Rd

    Geebung QLD 4034

    northbrisbane@peachtree.org.au

    South Brisbane

    Peach Tree Place

    Suite 2 / 6 Vanessa Boulevard

    Springwood  QLD  4127

    southbrisbane@peachtree.org.au

    Moreton Bay

    Peach Tree Place

    Mother & Baby Hub

    19-31 Dickson Street

    Morayfield QLD 4506

    moretonbay@peachtree.org.au

    Contact Us

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