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#Shower her with love

Our long time supporters Ripe Maternity & Nursing want us to show the mums in our lives how much we love them and spread the word about PANDA.

To enter, upload a photo of love & support on Instagram; Use the hashtags ‪#‎ShowerHerWithLove‬ and ‪#‎supportPANDA‬ in your caption.

Don't forget to tag your mum, stepmum, friends who are mums or even a special mother figure who deserves a little love. Your entry gives you the chance to win a $500 shopping spree, AND Ripe Maternity & Nursing will make a donation on your behalf to PANDA. 

PANDA Annual Lunch

Our Annual Lunch honours the life of Louise Litis who left this world early due to postnatal depression.

Your support will help PANDA to provide our National Perinatal Depression Helpline and other support services to families struggling with antenatal or postnatal depression or anxiety.

Click here for more information and to book your tickets.

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A website to help dads look after themselves and those around them. With information, stories and videos about parenting and perinatal depression and anxiety.

1 in 20 dads are diagnosed with postnatal depression and 21000 estimated dads with partners diagnosed with postnatal depression are at risk.

Remember to ask How is Dad going?

Other language fact sheets PANDA now has a Postnatal Depression fact sheet available in seven languages.

Click here to download them.

PANDA's helpline is available in Australia from 10am to 5pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.  1300 726 306

Speaking with PANDA's counsellors and trained volunteers is confidential and open to women and men as well family and friends.
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Mothermorphosis book launch supports PANDA

Last Updated: Thursday, 23 April 2015 09:50

Mothermorphisis-book launch supporting PANDAGood mother. Bad mother. Proud mother. Guilty mother. Sixteen of Australia’s best writers and storytellers have shared their experiences of the joys, challenges and longing of motherhood in Mothermorphosis, a new book that supports PANDA.

This wonderful collection of stories from well-known contributors including: Kathy Lette, Jane Caro, Catherine Deveny and Dee Madigan highlight the questioning, uncertainty and unexpected delight as well as unfathomable loss motherhood can bring.

PANDA CEO Terri Smith joined Mothermorphosis Editor Monica Dux and contributors: Kate Holden, Hilary Harper, George McEncroe, Fatima Measham, Jo Case, Hannah Roberts and Lee Koffman to launch the book on Sunday 16 April.

Terri said, “We are proud to partner with Mothermorphosis and delighted that sales of the book will help support PANDA’s critical work assisting families struggling with perinatal depression and anxiety.

“Motherhood can be marvellous, magical and hugely challenging! This wonderful collection of stories written with warmth, honesty and humour reminds us that motherhood is different for everyone. Along with joy, it can bring sadness and loss. Sharing true stories like the ones in this book helps everyone.”

Special Offer: To receive 25% off the sale price of Mothermorphosis, purchase online at Melbourne University Press and enter the code at checkout MM25.


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