As research reveals almost 100,000 expectant and new parents, suffer from depression and anxiety, with a rise particularly amongst millennial parents.
The story in brief:
• Perinatal depression and anxiety on the rise amongst millennial parents
• 100,000 Australian expectant and new parents experience perinatal depression and anxiety each year
• Blooms The Chemist commits to supporting parents experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety in partnership with Gidget Foundation Australia
• Anxiety and depression in parents in the lead up to the birth of a child and shortly after, has significant impacts within families and the community, many of whom do not seek support and are confronted with overwhelming worries, concerns and anxiety .