• Raising Awareness of Perinatal Depression

  • What is Perinatal Anxiety and Depression?

  • Struggling With Early Parenthood?

The Gidget Foundation is a not for profit organisation supporting the emotional wellbeing of new parents and their families, while providing education for health professionals and the community.

Previously known as Postnatal Depression, anxiety and depression during pregnancy and early parenthood (the perinatal period) affects almost 100,000 Australians each year.

Support New Parents

Parenthood can be a wonderful and special time but it also has its challenges. Finding the right help can help parents recover more quickly from perinatal anxiety and depression.

Information for Health Professionals

Resources for Health Professionals include presentations, brochures, information on screening and assessment as well as a guide to Medicare help available.

Information for Employers

Parents affected by perinatal anxiety and depression are workers too. We can tailor unique workplace programs, including wellbeing and employee engagement.

Gidget House

Located in North Sydney, Gidget House provides a free professional psychological support service for pregnant women and new parents suffering anxiety and depression.

PNDA Awareness Week

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week is 15-21 November. Host a Bun in the Oven event and help raise awareness and funds for the Gidget Foundation.


Your donation will help us continue with education, awareness raising and advocacy around perinatal anxiety and depression as well as support our programs to assist families.

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Gidget House
34 McLaren Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Tel: 02 9460 1550
Fax: 02 9460 1551
Email: [email protected]


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