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This section of the website is designed specially for women. Here you can find out how to care for yourself and what to expect throughout pregnancy, labour and birth and the postnatal period. There is also information about midwives, midwifery care and the maternity service in New Zealand.
Support services can be very helpful in pregnancy and afterwards. A number of consumer groups and community support agencies are identified. There are also links to other websites that offer information about pregnancy and parenting.
24th April, 2023
“A sad day.”
That’s how Jill Ovens, the co-leader of MERAS (the Midwives’ union) is describing the news today that St George’s Hospital maternity service is closing.
The maternity contract between St George’s and Te Whatu Ora will not be renewed at the end of June.
6th April, 2023
5 April 2023 NZ College of Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, says midwives have been very saddened by the recent tragic deaths of three pēpi from whooping cough and calls on Te Whatu Ora to…Read Article