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
Previously Post Natal Therapy Service is a privately owned agency, providing services under contract to Lakes District Health Board.
Service provider directory and information
Information on medication, services and health conditions
A directory of service providers for New Zealand families
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.
Parent education and support centres
Maori health website
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
Supporting families affected by Perinatal mental illness across Australia
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
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 information on PND and stories from women
Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK site on mental health information
US based site providing comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder for individuals and/or their loved ones.