Impact of maternal depression and anxiety on child development

A number of new studies have found that stress, depression or anxiety during and after pregnancy can have long lasting effects on the development of your child.

We have translated some of those findings into an Issue Brief and added some of our recommendations for evidence based interventions for parents.

maternal mental health care

This Issue Brief outlines not only the risk factors for parents, but also encourages the building of resilience to prevent or lessen the negative impacts for children.

caring for the future

“Caring for mothers and fathers – is caring for the future”

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Posted on November 23, 2016, in Early Childhood Development, End Stigma, Maternal Mental Health, Parental Mental Health, Substance abuse, Teen pregnancy and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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