PNDSA (The Post-Natal Depression Support Association of South Africa) was officially constituted in February 1997, by a small group of health professionals, and PND survivors, under the leadership of Liz Mills. It is a registered non-profit association funded by donations from the private individuals, companies and membership fees, and is staffed, almost entirely, by volunteers. Charges for services are calculated on a sliding scale. Some professional members of PNDSA offer their services at a reduced rate.
While many mothers, do, in fact, experience the birth of a baby as a happy event; PNDSA is concerned with the ten to thirty percent of parents, for whom this is not true.Continue reading →