Australian Birth Defects Society

A Society devoted to the study of birth defects

Mental Health and Pregnancy

ABDS & PPMIS

Friday March 9, 2012

Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

Invited Speakers

Dr Lisa Amir Senior Research Fellow Mother & Child Health Research Centre. La Trobe University Breastfeeding and drug therapy for mood disorder

 

Professor Anne Buist Professor of Women's Mental Health, University of Melbourne

Medications for the treatment of mood disorders in pregnancy

 

Heather Gilbert Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, The National Register of Antipsychotic Medication in Pregnancy update

 

Luke Grzeskowiak U South Australia

Long-term effects on child growth following prenatal exposure to (SSRIs).

 

Fiona Judd  Director, Centre for Women’s Mental Health Clinical Director (Medical)

Anxiety and depression  during pregnancy

 

Deb Kennedy Director, Mothersafe

Review of counselling by an Australian teratology Information Service

 

Associate professor Terry O’Brien Royal Melbourne Hospital

The Australian Pregnancy Epilepsy Register

 

Powerpoints slides of some of the presentations are available.

Email Helen Ritchie if you are interested.

ABDS 2012 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING