8th July: New parents during the pandemic.

Having a new baby can be overwhelming at the best of times, but it happens during a pandemic, it presents more challenges both physically and emotionally for new parents.

How has the last few months been for those parents and what is  the best advice for them as they bring their new baby out to meet people and engage in parental supports.

Dr Claire Thynne, Senior Clinical Psychologist with the HSE has been exploring this and giving some pointers to new parents on the Let’s Talk with MaryClaire Grealy.