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Britt, W & Newell, S 2008, Preventing the Bough from Breaking: conference report, prepared for Family Support Centre, Lismore, NSW.


The conference is being organized by the Family Support Network Lismore, funded via the ‘Bonding with Baby – A Helping Hand’ program. ‘Bonding with Baby – A Helping Hand’ is funded by the Australian Government through the Communities for Children initiative of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy. The Communities for Children Initiative in Lismore is managed by the YWCA Northern Rivers, NSW. The conference has been designed to strengthen the community’s capacity to understand and recognise postnatal depression. Conference themes include postnatal depression and its impact on bonding and attachment for women and men, cultural differences and the most recent developments in research and best practice. Leaders in their respective fields will provide informative presentations and interact with delegates.