Mental Health Care for Mothers and Babies Starts in the Womb

Ground-breaking research conducted by PIRI has found that treating maternal depression and anxiety during pregnancy has better results for the developing infant than when treatment is provided after birth.

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A recent interview with PIRI’s Executive Director Professor Jeannette Milgrom has been published in The Age, in which Prof. Milgrom describes the benefits of treating depression and anxiety antenatally, and the risks to the infant and mother-infant relationship if depression goes untreated.

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