Other local and international websites with helpful information about perinatal conditions
New Zealand Websites
Depression website with John Kirwan
Mental Health Foundation website
Auckland, Wellington Christchurch based support for Fathers
Providing support for mothers with ante-natal and postnatal anxiety and depression. Also provide Perinatal Depression Recovery course.
National trust supporting children, young people, and whanau to navigate through times of trauma
An excellent New Zealand site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development. Has a section on PND.
Ruth DeSouza’s site,especially strong on ethnicity issues.
Good sections on mental health
Health information for New Zealanders. Only small section on PND
Regional based health & social service organisations
Maori mental health website
Summary of articles in psychiatric journals
Wellington based support group, excellent articles
Supporting families in Mental Illness, regional supports
Auckland based support website and groups
Trauma and birth stress-PTSD after childbirth
Listings of support groups in NZ
Help parents prevent and remedy digestive issues for newborns, Canterbury regional support
An excellent Australian site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development. Has a section on PND.
Australian site on depression with a section on PND
Australian site on depression with a section on PND, anxiety and bipolar Disorder with very good fact sheets
Australian site with general information about depression
Personal CBT program, need to be motivated to follow it through
Produced by a self help group in Victoria, Australia with some very good articles.
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.
A Canadian site with information about the safety or risks of drugs, medications, chemicals and disease on pregnancy and during breastfeeding
US based site on the Health and development of infants, toddlers and their families.
UK site with good information on PND with good stories from women
Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK site on mental health information
UK based site
US based site providing comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder for individuals and/or their loved ones.
A US support group/network for men whose wives or partners are suffering from post natal depression.