In November, the team at PADA came together in Tāmaki Makaurau for the first Māori maternal mental health hui at Ōrākei Marae, to come together in whakawhanaungatanga with a goal to find the right path to assist all māmā and their whānau in the space of Māori maternal mental wellness. Our wonderful Board Member Joanne
Kia ora koutou and welcome to our first newsletter of 2020! What have we been up to, do you ask? Read on to find out what we’ve been up to, new resources available to you, challenges we’ve overcome and exciting news about our rescheduled seminars and events! Read more »
Kia ora koutou and welcometo our final e-newsletter for 2019. In September we welcomed Denise Graham to the PADA team as our Fundraising Manager. Read more »
Welcome to our Autumn Newsletter! The start of the year has raced by and we are now on the countdown to Perinatal Awareness Week 5th-12th May. World Maternal Mental Health Day is Wednesday 1st May and we have our first Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Seminar at Wellington Hospital, with a range of informative presentations. Thanks to The Winton…
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A book for professionals who support new parents is being published by Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa (PADA). To be launched on May 2 at the World Maternal Mental Health Forum in Wellington, the 300-page book, Are You OK . . . Really? will deal with subjects that include postnatal depression, anxiety, breastfeeding, loss and grief, parenting
Download the Newsletter PDF As we head into cooler, unpredictable weather, we can keep our spirits up with the many heartwarming events and initiatives taking place within the perinatal community.
Thank you so much to the incredible cake designers this year who generously donated their time and talent to our event. Once again everyone was completely blown away by the level of thought, amazing skill, and moving inspiration that went into the array of cakes on display. Check out the magnificent and decadent creations! Cake