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PADA Midwinter Newsletter 2020

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 »

Meri Kirihimete – Final Newsletter 2019

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 »

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week 2019

Manda Southorn’s Story  Maria Powell’s Story Arita Costuna’s Story

Depressed Cake Gallery 2017

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

PADA book “Are you OK….really?” Independent Herald article Wednesday 18th April

Supporters newsletter – Autumn 2018

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.

Latest Newsletter from PADA

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… 

Daily Encourager article

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