Identifying and managing risk factors; effects of anxiety and sleep; maternal and infant weight gain; effects on mother-infant relationships and infant development.

Recently, in collaboration with Perinatal Depression & Anxiety Australia (PANDA) we have published the latest Australian survey of the public’s perinatal mental health literacy (Smith, Gemmill, & Milgrom, 2019). The results of PANDA’s survey show that although public awareness of postnatal depression appeared high, other perinatal mental health areas including anxiety, antenatal mental health, and men’s mental health were considerably less well-understood.