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Midwifery Organisations and Related Sites

The Midwifery Council of New Zealand - www.midwiferycouncil.health.nz

The Midwifery Council of New Zealand is the regulatory authority for midwives in New Zealand.

www.hpc-uk.org - For links to the regulatory authority for health professionals in the UK and worldwide.

Safe Motherhood Inter-agency Group - www.safemotherhood.org

International Confederation of Midwives - www.internationalmidwives.org 

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action - http://www.waba.org.my

American College of Nurse-Midwives - www.midwife.org 

Health Pages - www.healthpages.co.nz New Zealand’s largest online health directory, where you can find information on individuals, organisations and products, as well as information on health vacancies and conferences.

Australian College of Midwives - www.midwives.org.au

Check out the link sites on the ‘For Women’ section on the website for information about consumer support groups and for information for consumers on matters such as immunisation schedules and breastfeeding in New Zealand

www.findyourmidwife.co.nz - for promotional material please e-mail admin@findyourmidwife.co.nz

Publications and Resources

New Zealand Breastfeeding Authority -  www.babyfriendly.org.nz

ITS NOT OK CAMPAIGN - A range of resources are available to download or order free from www.areyouok.org.nz/resources.php

For further information visit: www.msd.govt.nz

Mothers Matter - www.mothersmatter.co.nz

The Postnatal Depression Family/Whanau New Zealand Trust has developed the Mothers Matter website to support women who experience maternal mental health issues.

Midwifery Today - www.midwiferytoday.com

MIDIRS - www.midirs.org

Journal of Women’s Health -www.liebertpub.com/jwh

Women’s Studies Resource Centre - www.wrrc.org.au

Women’s Studies Assn (NZ) - www.womenz.org.nz

Birth international - www.birthinternational.com

Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) - www.immune.org.nz

Preventing Violence in the Home - www.2shine.org.nz

Family Planning Association - www.familyplanning.org.nz

Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand - www.alac.org.nz/Pregnancy

Cerebral Palsy Symrtoms - www.cerebralpalsysymptoms.com

Scientific and Research

Health Research Council of NZ - www.hrc.govt.nz

NZ Guidelines Group - www.nzgg.org.nz

Medsafe -NZ Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority - www.medsafe.govt.nz .

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence - www.nice.org.uk

New Zealand Herpes Foundation - www.herpes.org.nz

Midwifery Research Review - www.researchreview.co.nz

NZ Government and DHB

Ministry of Health - www.moh.govt.nz

National Screening Unit - www.nsu.govt.nz

Health and Disability Commissioner - www.hdc.org.nz

Accident Compensation Commission - www.acc.co.nz

Family and Community Services national directory of community service providers - www.familyservices.govt.nz/directory

Northland District Health Board - www.northlanddhb.org.nz

Waitemata District Health Board - www.waitemataDHB.govt.nz

Auckland District Health Board - www.adhb.govt.nz

Counties Manakau District Health Board - www.cmdhb.org.nz

Waikato District Health Board - www.waikatodhb.govt.nz

Bay of Plenty District Health Board - www.bopdhb.govt.nz

Lakes District Health Board - www.lakesdhb.govt.nz

Tairawhiti District Health Board - www.tdh.org.nz

Taranaki District Health Board - www.tdhb.org.nz

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board - www.hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

Wanganui District Health Board - www.wdhb.org.nz

MidCentral District Health Board - www.midcentral.govt.nz

Wairarapa District Health Board - www.wairarapa.dhb.org.nz

Capital and Coast District Health Board - www.ccdhb.org.nz

Hutt Valley District Health Board - www.huttvalleydhb.org.nz

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board - www.nmdhb.govt.nz

West Coast District Health Board - www.westcoastdhb.org.nz

Canterbury District Health Board - www.cdhb.govt.nz

South Canterbury District Health Board -www.scdhb.co.nz

Southland District Health Board - www.southerndhb.govt.nz

Health Research Council of New Zealand - www.hrc.govt.nz

National Health Committee - www.nhc.health.govt.nz

PHARMAC (Pharmaceutical Management Agency Ltd) - www.pharmac.govt.nz

New Zealand Health Information Services - www.nzhis.govt.nz

Medsafe - www.medsafe.govt.nz