Moving to a new country can be daunting for any whaanau let alone having a baby without your extended whaanau around you, but for Sue-Ann Groenewald her experience birthing her daughter at Pukekohe Birthing Unit couldn’t have gone better thanks to the support of her midwife and the local community.
For many families facing the nightmare of losing a baby Debbie Davies, Counties Manukau Health’s Perinatal Loss Midwife walks the trail of grief with them and it was one difficult conversation three years ago that spurred her to seek a service at Middlemore that would formally acknowledge International Infant and…
Media Release 23 July 2020|A Maaori midwifery symposium bringing together Maaori leaders in maternity to share learnings that will inform future priorities will be held at Middlemore Hospital on 28 July.
Latest News 2 July 2020| Counties Manukau Health’s new Deputy Chief Midwife comes to the role with 20 years’ experience as a lead maternity carer (LMC).
Latest news 5 May 2020 | Today is the International Day of the Midwife. It's also the International Year of the Midwife. We're fortunate in Counties Manukau to have some amazing midwives who go above and beyond for whaanau.
Latest News - 18 October 2019 | Chris Mallon has delivered hundreds of babies since she first began working as a midwife in 1999 and she says every single one was a privilege.
DHBs Media release 22 November 2018 | District Health Boards are hoping striking midwives will join them in facilitation or return to mediation to find a way through the current impasse in the pay dispute.