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This section of our website provides information, new research and relevant links to support services on a variety of health issues affecting women.


Find Your Breastfeeding Support

A new tool that lets you search for Breastfeeding Support in New Zealand. You will be able to find contact details and the services and types of support available.



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Check out our range of evidence-based publications designed to assist women and their wh膩nau to make informed decisions during pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and beyond.

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#BigLatchOn

#biglatchonYou're invited to celebrate the #BigLatchOnAotearoa - we can't wait to celebrate with you!

Find an event at: www.blo.org.nz or join us online - look out for the #Brelfie (breastfeeding selfie) campaign tomorrow!#BigLatchOnNZ #BigLatchOn #Brelfie #Wh膩ngai弄Ng膩tahiAotearoa #Kiri膩huaWh膩ngai弄 #Breastfeeding #mama #p膿pi #harakeke #wh膩nau ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Kia ora, Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Fakalofa lahi atu, Talohani, Bula vinaka, Ni Hao, Namaste, Greetings!
Attention Waikato wh膩nau!

Te Whatu Ora Waikato are looking for some awesome consumer representatives to join their maternity governance group.

Representatives should:
路 Have used Waikato District maternity service within the past two years
路 Have connections with wh膩nau using maternity and or child health services 
路 Have the ability to take a wider Waikato District view as well as a local community perspective.

This is rewarding mahi! Advice given by consumers aids the goal that all people and cultures within the community are equally represented, and that differences and diversity are embraced in a non-judgemental way.

Please PM us for a full description of what is required.

Kia ora, Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Fakalofa lahi atu, Talohani, Bula vinaka, Ni Hao, Namaste, Greetings!

Attention Waikato wh膩nau!Te Whatu Ora Waikato are looking for some awesome consumer representatives to join their maternity governance group.Representatives should:路 Have used Waikato District maternity service within the past two years路 Have connections with wh膩nau using maternity and or child health services 路 Have the ability to take a wider Waikato District view as well as a local community perspective.This is rewarding mahi! Advice given by consumers aids the goal that all people and cultures within the community are equally represented, and that differences and diversity are embraced in a non-judgemental way.Please PM us for a full description of what is required. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

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鉁濓笍鉂わ笍‍馃┕

Join our friends at the Inclusive Maternity Research Forum on Tuesday 23 April 2024, 9am-5pm, at AUT University South Campus. Hear from a diverse range of speakers and participate in this vital w膩nanga-style exchange, as we explore how maternity research in Aotearoa can be more inclusive of diverse communities.
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Kai provided - all welcome! 
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Please RSVP to priya.naiker@aut.ac.nz (including dietary requirements) 馃尭

Join our friends at the Inclusive Maternity Research Forum on Tuesday 23 April 2024, 9am-5pm, at AUT University South Campus. Hear from a diverse range of speakers and participate in this vital w膩nanga-style exchange, as we explore how maternity research in Aotearoa can be more inclusive of diverse communities.

Kai provided - all welcome! Please RSVP to [email protected] (including dietary requirements) 馃尭 ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

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Oh, this looks great!

Tui Lee

Are you a midwife looking to return to practice?

There鈥檚 now more funding and extra support to help you get back into the workforce. The fund is available to midwives in Aotearoa as well as those looking to return, so share with your wh膩nau here and overseas! To be eligible to apply for funding, you must: 鈥 have spent three years or more away from practice鈥 hold New Zealand citizenship or residency鈥 fall into one of the categories here: www.tewhatuora.govt.nz/for-the-health-sector/midwifery-2/#midwifery-return-to-practice-fundingHow much funding you may get, and what recertification you will need to do, depends on the length of time you鈥檝e spent away from practice. 鉃★笍 Find out how to apply here: www.tewhatuora.govt.nz/for-the-health-sector/midwifery-2/#midwifery-return-to-practice-funding ... See MoreSee Less

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