By Gidget Clinical Psychologist Chris Barnes 1. Start talking Starting the conversation and sharing your feelings is the most important step and sometimes the most difficult. Early diagnosis and intervention is key. If you feel like you haven’t been yourself for two weeks or more, now is the time to start talking. It’s not the […]
I had gone into my pregnancy knowing that as a person who suffers from anxiety and depression that the chances of me developing perinatal anxiety and depression were high. Despite this, I made the decision to go off my medication before trying for a baby as I felt that there was not enough data regarding […]
“Working at Gidget House is meaningful and rewarding. It is a privilege to provide support to our clients at this special and yet challenging time and also to be part of this unique organisation,“ said Gidget Clinical Psychologist, Fiona McGuigan. The Gidget Foundation is now recruiting for multiple psychologists to join its roster in the […]
With two beautiful daughters and a loving husband, the journalist’s life looks picture perfect. But her bout with crippling postnatal depression left lasting effects that she is now sharing with others.
Gidget Foundation Australia asked parents to start talking this PNDA Week, 12-18 November 2017
To wrap up 2017, the Gidget Foundation is hosting an advanced preview screening of Paddington 2 on Sunday 10th December at 3.30pm. The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film Paddington is here, with this gorgeous bear happily returning to spread joy and marmalade! Please join us in support of the Gidget Foundation and be one of the first to see Paddington […]
Bun in the Oven’ Fundraising Morning Tea – You’re Invited! To mark Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Week, Sydney mum Nicole Gur is hosting a ‘Bun in the Oven’ fundraiser to raise awareness and bring PNDA into the light. Two years since the birth of her second child, and after experiencing adjustment issues as many families […]
My story is a little different to others. I didn’t end up in hospital, or sitting in a doctor’s surgery, or speaking with counsellors. In fact, I ended up managing a lot of it on my own. But it was real, it was heart-breaking and it impacted me significantly in those early months. When I […]
A Message from Sue Cotton, Gidget’s mum She was beautiful. She was fabulous. She was amazing. I wish that she was here today. She would have loved to be in this enormous room but we are all here because she isn’t. I’m sure that there are lots of you here who I don’t know, but […]
Date: Friday 20th October Venue: ICC Grand Ballroom, 14 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour Event start time: 11.30am Event concludes: 3.30pm Post event drinks: 3.30-5.30pm For more information on the ICC venue and transport options www.iccsydney.com.au/visit-icc-sydney Please find your table number from the list below. Surnames are in alphabetical order.