Useful Links

Women's Health, Pregnancy and Child Health

Perinatal Psychotropic Medication Information Service (PPMIS)
www.ppmis.org.au
PPMIS provides up-to-date, evidence based and peer-reviewed information on the use of psychotropic medicines in the peri and post natal period. This website contains medicine profiles, summaries of individual psychotropic medicines along with articles on congenital malformation, pregnancy and neonatal outcomes and postnatal and breastfeeding information; patient medicine information fact sheets and links to other resources.  
 
Beyondblue, the national depression initiative
www.beyondblue.org.au  
An Australian organisation which provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals
 
PANDA Post and Ante Natal Depression Association
www.panda.org.au
PANDA is committed to a community where post and antenatal mood disorders are recognised and the impact on women and their families are minimised through acknowledgement, support and education.
 
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing – maternal and child health section
http://www.health.gov.au
Information and details of programs for pregnant women and babies
 
Australian Government Immunise Australia Program
www.immunise.health.gov.au
Information about immunisations and the free immunisation program for babies and adults, provided by the Australian Government.
 
HealthInsite Pregnancy page
www.healthinsite.gov.au/
Information about pregnancy and the health of pregnant women and unborn children.
 
Better Health Channel – baby care section
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au
Information, useful telephone numbers and links to help with caring for babies.

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