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Eating Disorder
Pre & Post Natal Issues

Registered Counsellor

Astrid Tiefholz

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Astrid provides family-centred support for new and expectant parents working through the challenges of pregnancy, birth, and beyond. Astrid has been caring for mothers and babies as a Registered Nurse and Midwife since 2006, and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She understands the physical and emotional complexities of birth trauma, perinatal anxiety and depression, and the distress exerienced by parents when pregnancy, birth, and parenthood don't go as planned. She was previously a Perinatal Mental Health Nurse in a Mother-Baby Unit, providing mental health support to families. Her approach is inclusive of diverse gender identities.She is available for brief counselling and clinical service connection in her role as Tasmania's Clinical Care Navigator in the ForWhen Program. This national service is funded by the Commonwealth Government, and is free of charge for parents all over Australia. Astrid is a Credentialled Mental Health Nurse with the ACMHN, and Credentialled Eating Disorder Clinician with the ANZAED.



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