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There are a number of helpful websites available full of great information on a variety of topics including PND, depression, parenting and more. Below are some that we have found helpful!

New Zealand websites – PND

www.postnataldistress.co.nz   Susan Goldstiver is a registered psychotherapist, specialising in postnatal distress.
www.pmhnz.org.nz   National umbrella organization for Perinatal Mental Health in New Zealand
www.pnpsupport.org.nz   Auckland based postnatal psychosis support group
www.pnd.org.nz   Wellington based support group, excellent articles.
www.postnataldistress.org.nz   Auckland based support group and information
www.mothersmatter.co.nz   .A Charitable Trust working on improving awareness and understanding of postnatal depression (PND)
www.ruthdesouza.com   .Post Natal Depression and other topics.
www.tabs.org.nz   Trauma and birth stress-PTSD after childbirth. NZ websites- General Depression


NZ websites- General Depression


www.depression.org.nz   Depression website with John Kirwan
www.outoftheblue.org.nz   Depression website, part of Mental Health Foundation
www.throughblue.org.nz   A weekly support group for discussion, support and weekly topics on depression
www.mentalhealth.org.nz   Mental Health Foundation website.
www.webhealth.co.nz   Regional based health & social service organisations.
www.matatini.co.nz   Maori mental health website.
www.everybody.co.nz/supportgroups.aspx   Listings of support groups in NZ.
www.supportingfamiliesnz.org.nz   Supporting families in mental illness, regional supports.
www.justbreathe.org.nz   Christchurch based support website.

NZ websites – Maternal Assistance


www.cryingoverspiltmilk.co.nz   Information on infant and child gastric reflux.
www.lalecheleague.org.nz   Mother-to-mother support, education and encouragement on breastfeeding.
www.breastmates.co.nz   Online store and resource for mothers.
www.parentscentre.org.nz   Good sections on mental health. Link to Franklin Centre for local information.
www.coffeegroup.org.nz   Virtual support network.
www.miscarriagesupport.org.nz   A team of volunteers who have experienced the loss of a baby and want to provide emotion support and information to women and families
www.mama-maternityinfo.co.nz   Information about pregnancy, midwifes etc
http://www.holisticbaby.co.nz   A resource and support network to help restore harmony and balance in life with a baby.
www.mother-well.co.nz   Holistic support centre with a focus on fertility, women and children
www.centreforattachment.co.nz   Information on attachment and child development.
www.brainwavetrust.org.nz   Information on the importance of the first three year of life and brain development.
www.babywebnz.org.nz   Free information directory created by a Mum, Midwife and Childbirth Educator.
www.maternaljourney.co.nz   Providing first class pregnancy, birth and early parenting education and support.
www.headspace.org.nz   A website for young people who need help to find help when life gets stressful.
www.kiwifamilies.co.nz   A guide to raising children in New Zealand. Parenting advice from other NZ parents.
www.acudoc.co.nz   Women’s health issues, fertility and maternity.


NZ Websites – For Men


www.postpartum.net   Helping men beat the baby blues and overcome depression.
www.manalive.org.nz   Working with men and boys on issues that affect their lives.
www.essentiallymen.net   Support activities and services for men to break isolation and connect more fully to their identity as men.
www.fatherandchild.org.nz   A community organisation runs by dads to help and support each other with all manner of issues and situations through pregnancy, after the birth, during the first year.


International websites PND


www.panda.org.au   Produced by a self help group in Victoria, Australia with good articles.
www.raisingchildren.net.au   An Australian site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development, including PND
www.beyondblue.org.au   Australian site on depression with a section on PND
www.blackdoginstitute.org.au   Australian site on depression with a section on PND, anxiety and bipolar Disorder with very good fact sheets.
www.moodgym.anu.edu.au   Personal CBT program, need to be motivated to follow it through
www.postpartum.net   PSI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide
www.postpartumstress.com   Diagnosis and treatment of PND and Anxiety Disorders
www.zerotothree.org   US based site on the Health and development of infants, toddlers and their families.
www.mind.org.uk   UK site with good information on PND with good stories from women.
www.pni.org.uk   A UK Post Natal Illness support site
www.marcesociety.com   International society for prevention and treatment of mental illness relating to childbirth.