Dad's share their experiences with perinatal anxiety and depression

Israel, NSW "I'd always wanted to be a great husband and great father. I felt like I was failing terribly at both of those goals. I felt completely miserable." Read Israel's story >

Israel, NSW

"I'd always wanted to be a great husband and great father. I felt like I was failing terribly at both of those goals. I felt completely miserable."

Read Israel's story >

Matt, VIC "Looking back on it, Lisa's postnatal depression was suffered by both of us. From the moment we arrived home with our twin girls from hospital, we were like two children again, except this time with children." Read Matt's story >

Matt, VIC

"Looking back on it, Lisa's postnatal depression was suffered by both of us. From the moment we arrived home with our twin girls from hospital, we were like two children again, except this time with children."

Read Matt's story >

Ross, NSW "As a PANDA Community Champion my mission is to raise awareness about perinatal anxiety and depression to ensure what happened to my family never happens to anyone else." Read Ross's story >

Ross, NSW

"As a PANDA Community Champion my mission is to raise awareness about perinatal anxiety and depression to ensure what happened to my family never happens to anyone else."

Read Ross's story >

Garrett and Arnold Share their experience with postnatal anxiety and depression." Read more >

Garrett and Arnold
Share their experience with postnatal anxiety and depression."

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One man's struggle with postnatal depression "I was so torn between wanting to be a great dad and husband, and wanting my independent life back. Read story >

One man's struggle with postnatal depression
"I was so torn between wanting to be a great dad and husband, and wanting my independent life back.

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Wilfred, NSW "When our second kid came along, even during the pregnancy, I became really anxious about everything and it just got worse after he was born." Read Wilfred's story >

Wilfred, NSW

"When our second kid came along, even during the pregnancy, I became really anxious about everything and it just got worse after he was born."

Read Wilfred's story >

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PANDA CEO Terri Smith, discusses Perinatal depression and anxiety in men, when and how to seek help. Read more >

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Dads sharing stories about the personal impact of perinatal anxiety or depression plays a crucial role in raising awareness for other dads who may be struggling, reducing stigma and encouraging dads to seek support.