Wagga Now Offers Perinatal Support To New & Expectant Parents
Gidget house is finally here!
Recently, Bronte & Sam spoke with Gidget Foundation CEO Arabella Gibson, about the detrimental affects COVID-19 has had on new and expectant parents.
The NSW Government pledged $1 million to the Gidget foundation, to support perinatal mental health after statistics reflected 81 percent of expectant and new parents are feeling more anxious since COVID-19 hit the country.
This time, Arabella is back with news of a brand new Gidget House in Wagga, with Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network, committing $56,250 to the cause, which will provide 10 psychological counselling sessions to new and expectant parents who are at risk of developing perinatal mood or anxiety disorder.
Arabella jumped on the phone to tell us more about the opening of the new Gidget House, why having a child isn't necessarily the most joyous time in a parent's life and how many parents struggle adjusting to their new lifestyle.
Tune into the full chat below...