Infant mental health is not about perfection. It is hugely important that we don’t create unrealistic expectations for ourselves, our babies, and our relationships, particularly in these challenging circumstances. Pregnancy and early parenthood can be exhausting, and we all learn as we go. If we can be consistent and predictable in our responses most of the time, we are winning!
‘What is infant mental health and why does it matter so much during COVID-19?’, written by Deirdre McAliskey (National Children’s Bureau) and Maurice Meehan (PHA).
Read the recently published PHA blog, which includes useful links to various related resources, HERE.