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.
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.
News 8 March 2021 | At Counties Manukau Health, pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) diagnosed between 20 – 28-weeks’ gestation and with no other high-risk factors are now be cared through an alternative and new pathway led by an obstetrician with expertise in this condition.
Latest News - 09 September 2019 | Encouraging women to have alcohol-free pregnancies to prevent their babies from developing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is at the heart of FASD Awareness Day today, supported by Counties Manukau Health (CM Health).