Midwife programs wins award

Mater Hospital receives team excellence gong. Story by Caroline Tang, Mosman Daily, Thursday 25th May 2017 NORTH Sydney’s exclusive Mater Hospital has won a $10,000 national award for its new pre-admission midwife appointment program. The Mater won the Team Excellence Award in the 11th annual HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards this month. Antenatal midwife […]

Start Talking: Kara’s Story as told by Flip Byrnes

Kara Nicholls is a surprise package. She looks like she has it all together but she is not your typical East Coast working mum. “Far from it!”, she says. What I’m looking at is Kara 2.0, the country girl from Guyra, near Armidale, in country NSW whose mother cashed in her super to send her […]

World Maternal Mental Health Day is Wednesday 3 May 2017

World Maternal Mental Health Day #ConnectTheDots #maternalMHmatters Wednesday 3 May 2017 In 2015, an international task force met to start planning for the first ever World Maternal Mental Health Day. The task force declared that on the first Wednesday of May, a day would be set aside to acknowledge maternal mental health and to raise […]

Gidget Goes East with Karitane

Gidget Foundation Australia, in collaboration with the leaders in parenting services, Karitane, have today announced the opening of Gidget House, Randwick, facilitated by the two organisations to provide free psychological services to support new parents and their families. Opening its doors on Wednesday 19 April, Gidget House Randwick provides expectant and new mums and dads […]

Barker Old Boys Rugby Supports Gidget Foundation

The Gidget Foundation would like to make a special thank you to the Barker Old Boys Rugby for being such wonderful supporters of us. Every year, the Barker Old Boys Rugby Club support the Gidget Foundation on their ladies day by raising money to help us to continue the wonderful work we do to support […]

The Gidget Foundation appoints new CEO

Arabella Gibson, a former corporate leader and mother of twins, has been appointed CEO of the Gidget Foundation. Gibson brings with her a wealth of business, marketing and communication skills and experience gained during a successful corporate career in Australia and the UK that has spanned over 20 years. Formerly the Director of Communications at […]

Yvette confronts PND and embarks on her journey to recovery

I will not let PND define who I am. My self worth is much more than that. Almost three years ago I was institutionalized due to severe PND. I tormented myself with the most intrusive thoughts, and actually believed I was not a good enough mother. Let alone a good enough human being. I gave […]

Bun In the Oven 2016

Postnatal Depression Awareness Week was 13-19 November 2016. There was a wide array of fun ‘Bun in the Oven’ events including a baby shower, mothers group BBQ, book club dinner, gold coin donations at a work Christmas party and a cake sale in an office building foyer. A huge thanks to Karen Platt who was […]

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