Other websites

Other local and international websites with helpful information about perinatal conditions

New Zealand Websites

www.depression.org.nz
Depression website with John Kirwan

http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/
Mental Health Foundation website

http://fatherandchild.org.nz/
Auckland, Wellington Christchurch based support for Fathers

http://mothershelpers.co.nz
Providing support for mothers with ante-natal and postnatal anxiety and depression. Also provide Perinatal Depression Recovery course.

skylight.org.nz
National trust supporting children, young people, and whanau to navigate through times of trauma

http://raisingchildren.org.nz
An excellent New Zealand site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development. Has a section on PND.

http://www.wairua.com/
Ruth DeSouza’s site,especially strong on ethnicity issues.

http://www.parentscentre.org.nz/
Good sections on mental health

http://www.everybody.co.nz/
Health information for New Zealanders. Only small section on PND

www.webhealth.co.nz
Regional based health & social service organisations

www.matatini.co.nz
Maori mental health website

www.psychiatry.net.nz
Summary of articles in psychiatric journals

www.pnd.org.nz
Wellington based support group, excellent articles

www.supportingfamiliesnz.org.nz
Supporting families in Mental Illness, regional supports

www.postnataldistress.org.nz
Auckland based support website and groups

www.tabs.org.nz
Trauma and birth stress-PTSD after childbirth

www.everybody.co.nz/supportgroups.aspx
Listings of support groups in NZ

www.naturalwinding.co.nz
Help parents prevent and remedy digestive issues for newborns, Canterbury regional support

International websites

http://www.raisingchildren.net.au/
An excellent Australian site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development. Has a section on PND.

http://www.beyondblue.org.au/
Australian site on depression with a section on PND

http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/
Australian site on depression with a section on PND, anxiety and bipolar Disorder with very good fact sheets

www.DepNet.com.au
Australian site with general information about depression

www.moodgym.anu.edu.au
Personal CBT program, need to be motivated to follow it through

http://www.panda.org.au/
Produced by a self help group in Victoria, Australia with some very good articles.

http://www.marcesociety.com/
The Marcé Society is an international society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of Mental illness related to child bearing There is an Australasian branch.

http://www.motherisk.org/
A Canadian site with information about the safety or risks of drugs, medications, chemicals and disease on pregnancy and during breastfeeding

http://www.zerotothree.org/
US based site on the Health and development of infants, toddlers and their families.

http://www.mind.org.uk/
UK site with good information on PND with good stories from women

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/
Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK site on mental health information

http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
UK based site

http://www.healthline.com/health/bipolar-disorder
US based site providing comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder for individuals and/or their loved ones.

http://www.fathersreachingout.com
A US support group/network for men whose wives or partners are suffering from post natal depression.

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