Vision, mission & values

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Adjusting to parenting

Changes to lifestyle, routine, family dynamics, finances, roles and identity are common in the perinatal period (during pregnancy and after the birth of a baby). The changes can be overwhelming and you might feel distressed or stuck. In these circumstances, thoughts and feelings are confronting and it is frightening to feel that you are facing them alone. You are not alone. At the Perinatal Wellbeing Centre, we are here to support you to find your way through the challenges and learn new ways Read more

Board

Perinatal Wellbeing Centre is governed by a volunteer Board and complies with the regulations of the ACT Associations Incorporation ACT 1991. The Board is responsible for the overall performance of the organisation, providing strategic direction and overseeing all operations of the Perinatal Wellbeing Centre. Read more

Policies

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Fundraising ideas

Hold your own event and help us reach more families. Read more

Cake Off

Our annual fundraising event showcases the amazing skills of local cake decorators. Find out more about Cake Off and see cakes from past years. Read more

Research

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Perinatal depression

Depression occurs in up to 1 in 10 women during pregnancy, and in up to 1 in 7 women after the birth of a baby. Men are also affected by postnatal depression. Certain factors, such as mental health history, complicated pregnancy or birth, or having an unwell or unsettled baby can increase the likelihood of developing perinatal depression. Read more

Bequests

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The difference we make

"I was really struggling with my mental health following the birth of my daughter. I ended up reaching out to Perinatal Wellbeing Centre and it was the best decision I could have made. " - Emma Read more