Lauren Keegan, Registered Psychologist, Author at Parenting Pod
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Lauren Keegan, Registered Psychologist

Lauren Keegan is a psychologist with a special interest in perinatal and infant mental health. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working with parents. When Lauren isn’t working or writing she’s building Lego towers with her toddler and practicing the fine art of negotiation.


Articles by Lauren Keegan, Registered Psychologist

6 Ways To Improve Your Confidence As a Parent

Let’s be honest. There’s no such thing as the perfect parent, and striving for perfection only sets yourself up for failure. Parents are human and humans make mistakes. Sometimes we let our emotions

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9 ways to build your child’s self-esteem (and avoid later mental health problems)

Did you know, as a parent, you are the main source of self-esteem for your child? The responsibility of being a parent can be overwhelming. You may come to the end of this article and find you are reflecting

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9 ways to stimulate social and emotional development in your child with ASD: A Marte Meo Perspective

When your child is diagnosed with a developmental disability like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it can generate an array of emotions in a parent; anger, fear or anxiety. Perhaps even relief that there

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Paternal Postpartum Depression Guide

Did you know, if your partner is depressed after the birth of your baby, then there’s a 50% chance you will be too? Paternal depression just isn’t talked about, so it can be difficult for men

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