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International Websites

International Sites

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

Supporting people through Birth Trauma

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

Information to help people live a more positive, healthier and happier life.

US based site on the Health and development of infants, toddlers and their families.

Rehab 4 Alcoholism
 offers a free helpline and intervention service for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. Tel: 0345 222 3509

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.

A service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS).  Evidence-based information on the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Information service is available to mothers, healthcare professionals, and the general public.

Promoting research, education and public service pertaining to medication safety for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

UKTIS is a not-for-profit organisation funded by Public Health England on behalf of the UK Health Departments.  Providing scientific information to health care providers since 1983 on the effects that use of medicines, recreational drugs and chemicals during pregnancy may have on the unborn baby.


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