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Pasifika mums urged to get help for depression – Newshub

Pacific women in New Zealand have the highest rates of antenatal and postnatal depression.

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“It’s actually a medical condition where your brain sort of runs out of the chemicals that needs to keep going or runs low on them and so things like sleeping, eating, concentrating and even loving people, just don’t work like they would usually do.
“It’s not something you just deal with and get through like the stress of a crying baby or a barking dog, who all need feeding – you feed them all, you get on with it and they feel better. With depression, you’re likely to crumple into a heap and just…

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