Congratulations to Evvie and Chris Lowe, new parents to their baby boy Percy, who was the first baby born In New Zealand on New Year’s Day 2023. Percy was born at Pukekohe Birthing Unit at midnight on the dot weighing 4095g. "He was due on Christmas Day, so we were expecting him around that time-period.
Hari huritau (happy birthday) to Start Well, which in November this year celebrated five years of doing important mahi with young hapuu maamaa, their tamarki and whaanau.
The Maternal Birth Injury and Other Matters Bill passes Third Reading – the first amendment to ACC legislation of its kind
From 1 October 2022, new ACC cover to benefit approximately 28,000 birthing parents
Additional maternal birth injuries added alongside new review provision to ensure cover remains comprehensive…
If you are of Maaori or Pacific Island descent, interested in training to be a Childbirth Educator and working at Counties Manukau Health once qualified, we have a great opportunity for you.
Today, 17 November, is Aotearoa Patient Safety Day, Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa, and the focus for the Health & Quality Safety Commission (HQSC) this year is maternal and newborn safety, focusing on safe and culturally responsive care.
CM Health is proud to announce a first in New Zealand approach that addresses barriers in a condition that can cause significant neonatal illness and even death. “This initiative will benefit around 365 pregnancies a year, “says Amanda Hinks, Service Development Manager, Maternity Services.
Media Statement The Ministry of Health is confirming that three people who presented to Middlemore Hospital in recent days have tested positive for COVID-19. The following information has been provided by Counties Manukau DHB.
The COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting lockdowns, have created big changes to our lives, and alcohol consumption may have changed for some people. Hazardous drinking can be harmful for everyone, but drinking during pregnancy can harm both mother and child.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommend that pregnant women are offered the Pfizer vaccine at any stage of pregnancy. This is because the risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19 is significantly higher for pregnant women and their unborn baby.