The Effect of Social Distancing on New Parents

Social distancing will be exceptionally hard for many new parents faced with enforced separation and isolation in the coming weeks and months. The impact of loneliness on psychological health and wellbeing is huge and cannot be overstated. It can lead to unhappiness, anxiety, stress, disrupted sleep, and reduced resistance to infection. It can also trigger postnatal depression. It is vitally important that new parents talk to other people if they feel lonely, lost or depressed.  

For the full article click follow this link: The Effect of Social Distancing on New Parents.pdf

By Dr Lin Day (founder of Baby Sensory, Hello Baby, and Toddler Sense)


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