Are you OK Really?


About this resource

For: providers who support new parents including midwives, counsellors, Plunket nurses, GPs and social workers.

What: The book contain information about postnatal depression, anxiety, breastfeeding, loss and grief, parenting in a strange land and caring for the carers and a chapter on refugee and migrant women in New Zealand.

Why: About 12,500 New Zealand women are affected by perinatal anxiety and depression, ranging from mild to extreme. Women from migrant and refugee backgrounds are an “at risk” group.

Published by: Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa (PADA).

Launched in May 2018

For more information about the book, the price and how to access:

Contact: Treena Cooper

PO Box 13010, Johnsonville, 6440, Level 2, 21-29 Broderick Rd, Johnsonville, 6027, Wellington, New Zealand.

Ph: 04 461 6318 or Cell: 021 024 82123



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Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa (PADA)


May 2018

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