E tūtaki ana ngā kapua o te rangi, kei runga, kei runga te Mangoroa e kōpae pū ana | The clouds in the sky close over, but above them spreads the milky way

PADA’s online shop is now live!


You can now shop online at the PADA website using your credit card, and by buying our products you are helping fund our mahi of education and training to support new parents in their mental health journey in the perinatal period of conception, birth and early parenting.



PADA book “Are you OK …Really?” – a book for health professionals

Ideal for the toolkit of midwives and perinatal nurses who work with people in the perinatal period. This book features 22 chapters, written by expert authors, and has been designed as a handy reference guide for the wide range of care providers who work with families over the perinatal period.

Mother’s Cry Too – a book for new parents
In Mothers Cry Too, New Zealand psychiatrist Dr Sara Weeks, a leading expert in the field of maternal mental health, offers guidance for new mothers, and their partners and families, on how to cope with the demands of a new baby and manage symptoms of depression, anxiety and other postnatal psychiatric conditions.


Exercise has long been linked to increased mental health and wellbeing. Look great, feel good and show your support for families experiencing depression and anxiety in pregnancy or early parenting.
Try our activewear eRACE the stigma shirt in Black, Light Teal or Grey, or our 100% combed cotton Stronger Than The Stigma roundneck tee in Black or Indigo.



And for gifts we have wheat bags that have been handmade for you with love by the ladies at the Zonta – Christchurch-Canterbury Club. 100% of the costs of the wheat bags goes directly to supporting PADA!
For all our products, and to access free resources on perinatal mental health and wellbeing, see our page www.pada.nz/shop