NSW’s first mom and child unit for extreme psychological sickness

Premier Gladys Berejiklian mentioned the specialist unit was a vital growth within the supply of psychological healthcare.

“We wish ladies to obtain the specialist psychological well being care they want, in addition to the chance to type a bond with their infants in these all-important formative months,” she mentioned.

Psychological Well being Minister Bronnie Taylor mentioned the unit would help 120 ladies a yr with acute or ongoing extreme psychological sickness.

“Perinatal psychological sickness can impression a mother or father’s relationship with their child, household dynamics and the continuing growth of a kid,” Mrs Taylor mentioned.

Every of the eight bedrooms on the unit will be capable to accommodate a mom, as much as two infants aged below one and a accomplice or member of the family.