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TAKING A LEAP OF FAITH FOR PERINATAL ANXIETY

Not everyone would say they’d be happy to jump out of an aeroplane, but on Saturday, these mums managed to fight their fear for an important cause.

Newcastle radio host Melanie Sargeant and Psychologist Dr Rickie Elliot took the jump to raise money for Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week.

The two made the leap of faith to show support for new parents – urging mums and dads to make the leap and speak up if they’re struggling.

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About Lauren Kempe

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Lauren Kempe is a part-time journalist in Newcastle. Lauren has completed a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Newcastle. She was born and raised in the wine region of the Hunter Valley and started reporting for NBN News in August 2018.

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