Pregnancy and maternity
Helpful tips and information for expecting parents, and advice for services and support in the Bay of Plenty.
Planning for your pregnancy
Important things you can do to help give your baby the best start in life.
Just found out you're pregnant?
What to do at the start of your pregnancy, including finding a midwife and early pregnancy care.
Having a healthy pregnancy
How to stay healthy during pregnancy and the services available to you in the Bay of Plenty.
Information about the most common pregnancy complications and how to help you achieve the best possible outcomes.
Preparing for labour and birth
Labour and birth options in the Bay of Plenty, including where to birth, pain relief choices and information about going into labour.
After your baby has arrived
Postnatal care, feeding your baby, contraception, mental health and services available for you and your baby.