Media Releases & Articles
We are thrilled to announce that an article co-written by NCJWA Vic staff members, Shani Ben Hur and Michelle Kornberg, was accepted into the International Journal of Pregnancy and Childbirth. Read the article to learn how a trained volunteer can have a positive impact on a pregnant woman or new mother.
MATRESCENCE: A NEW WAY TO THINK ABOUT THE TRANSITION TO MOTHERHOOD - ALEXANDRA SACKS
When a baby is born, so is a mother, but the natural (and sometimes unsteady) process of transition to motherhood is often silenced by shame or misdiagnosed as postpartum depression. In this quick, informative talk, reproductive psychiatrist Alexandra Sacks breaks down the emotional tug-of-war of becoming a new mother, and shares a term that could help describe it: matrescence.
RAISING AWARENESS OF POSTNATAL DEPRESSION IN MEN
Channel 9: father of two Israel Smith and Associate Professor Dr Richard Fletcher from the 'Fathers and Families Research Program' at the University of Newcastle discuss why we should be bringing more attention to postnatal depression in men.