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PADA Popup Chat

Ākuhata August 2021

For lockdown 2020, PADA provided a popular series of Perinatal Mental Health online talks called ‘PADA Popup Chats’. We’re bringing this back…

Managing Emotions in Pregnancy during Level 4
Friday 27th August | 1pm – 2pm
with PADA Educator and Kaumātua Joanne Rama

In this currenty lockdown period, we’re seeing a huge spike in perinatal (both during pregnancy & post birth) anxiety, depression and uncertainty. PADA Educator Joanne Rama will be ‘popping up’ to do a chat for people who are pregnantnew parents and healthcare professionals supporting those in the perinatal period.

She will talk about how to help with managing your emotions, how to help those around you, or help people you are supporting, who might be struggling with their mental health at this time. 

There will be a facilitated question and answer session directly after the chat, where Joanne will endeavour to address as many of your questions as possible.

This will take place via Zoom and be approximately 1 hour.

You will be able to view the recording from this Popup on our PADA Videos page here.

PADA Popup chats are free, short sessions to promote recent and relevant information about perinatal mental health. The information is educational and not clinical advice.

As we will be using Zoom, please make sure you have this loaded on your device and register your details using this link.

The Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the event. Originally planned for 100 people, we now have capacity for up to 500 registrations. The session will be recorded for those that are unable to attend. Email us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Please note by registering for this event you give permission for the recording to be shared on the PADA website and public social media. Your face and comments may be seen and heard.

Our target audience for this popup chat are both families and healthcare providers as PADA’s role is to provide tools/training/networking to those supporting families suffering from anxiety or depression during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting. 

We want to provide as much support to those working on the frontline – let us know if you are interested in presenting or ideas of presentations you want to hear.

About PADA Educator & Kaumātua Joanne Rama

Joanne graduated as a registered nurse in 1990, and a midwife in 1992. She was one of the first LMC Māori Midwives to practice in south Auckland and spent 18 years providing care for Māori whānau. Her passion was and still is to restore traditional Māori birth knowledge and wisdom to whānau. Her other passion is Maternal Mental Health. She has lived experience of perinatal depression as do her daughters and nieces. For Joanne’s full bio click here…