Read about some common issues in pregnancy, how to keep you and your pēpi healthy, what to expect if you are having a multiple pregnancy, and find support.
When you are pregnant, we recommend you are immunised against whooping cough, flu and COVID-19. Find what immunisations you need if you are planning a pregnancy, pregnant or when your newborn arrives.
Find tips on how to manage common pregnancy issues, and when to seek immediate medical advice.
Feeling sick and throwing up is often called morning sickness. It is very common and may be the first sign you are pregnant.
Learn about how your pēpi develops, and changes to your body.
Keep active, eat well, take nutrients, stop smoking, drinking or using drugs, and keep up to date with your immunisations.
No matter where you give birth, there are things you should think about before your pēpi is born, and how to get your home ready.
It helps to know as much as possible about breastfeeding before your pēpi (baby) is born. Find out what you can do to prepare for breastfeeding.
Miscarriage is a pregnancy that ends on its own before 20 weeks. It is most likely to happen between 12 to 14 weeks.
Every year in Aotearoa around 1,000 whānau find themselves expecting twins, triplets, and sometimes even more pēpi.
Find out about antenatal classes, who offers them, when to book, and what things the classes cover.
Thinking that you might be pregnant can be exciting and scary. There are lots of services to support pregnant parents.
Find out about changes in pregnancy, how you can support your pregnant whānau member, and how to be ready for baby’s birth.