CM Health provides maternity, obstetrics and gynaecology services in the Counties area.
Congratulations now you are pregnant, you can find a midwife in your area. Maternity services are free in New Zealand for all New Zealand residents and other eligible women.
When you are pregnant choose a Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) to provide and co-ordinate the majority of your maternity care. Your LMC will work with staff in hospital and specialists services if you need any extra care for complications you may experience.
- Women's Health and Newborn Annual Report 2017-2018 (pdf version)
- Women's Health and Newborn Annual Report 2017-2018 (digital version)
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
If you have an emergency, see your doctor first if possible. If necessary, they can arrange for you to be seen at Middlemore Hospital. There is a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week emergency gynaecology service at Middlemore Hospital.
BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) is a national breast screening programme that checks women for early breast cancer. This programme includes two yearly screening mammograms to eligible women aged 45-69 years. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in New Zealand and affects nearly one in every ten women. Early detection and treatment has the best chance of success.