Author(s): Catherine Knox
Anxiety and depression around childbirth is one of the most common yet least-discussed medical conditions. This is a comprehensive resource guide on this subject, providing all the information you need to know about PND (perinatal anxiety and depression) and your journey back to health. Transition to parenthood; Why do I feel so awful? Early intervention; Diagnosis; Treatment & recovery; Advice for family & friends; Dads and depression; Having another baby; Looking back on it now; Resources guide.
Catherine Knox is CEO of the Gidget Foundation and a mother of five. Cathie experienced anxiety and depression when her first two sons were young and speaks on the topic widely. Benison O’Reilly is a medical writer, co-author of The Australian Autism Handbook and a mother of three. Seana Smith is author of Sydney For Under Fives, co-author of The Australian Autism Handbook, and a mother of four. Seana was diagnosed with PND after the birth of her second child.