These websites provide information for women, their partners and families / whānau on postnatal depression and related conditions.
Find out more on the Mothers Matter Maternal mental health website and Perinatal anxiety & depression Aotearoa
Christchurch Parents Centre is a volunteer organisation run by parents for parents. They are part of a national organisation and are one of over 50 centres nationwide. They have been supporting parents in our community for over 50 years. Find out more at the Parents Centre NZ website.
Colic is when a baby cries for several hours a day and no other cause for the crying can be found. The cause of colic is unknown. Information about support for babies with Colic.
Miscarriage Support offers empathy, emotional and psychological peer support and information for all women who have experienced the loss of their baby, particularly by miscarriage.
Information about multiple birth, and supporting parents of multiples.
Pregnancy Help provide practical support and advice to prepare for parenthood.
SANDS is a voluntary, parent-run, non-profit organisation set up to support parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby at any stage during pregnancy, as a baby or infant.
Women’s Refuge is a domestic violence organisation. If you are living in fear in your relationship or in your family, there are many ways we can help you right now.
Young Mother Support for parenting advice, counselling, financial support, or just getting in touch with other teenage parents, there are organisations and agencies who are there to help. This site provides a list of organisations which have links to local support networks.
Healthinfo is a health information website provided by the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB). The information on HealthInfo has been written and approved by local doctors, practice nurses, hospital clinicians, and other healthcare professionals.
Kimihia Parents College is a Teen Parent Unit set up to provide a learning environment for pregnant teenagers or teenagers aged 19 and under who are parents.
The Maternity Services Consumer Council website provides information and resources on maternity services in New Zealand and has links to a number of other websites. Find out more at the Maternity Services Consumer Council website.
The New Zealand College of Midwives website has an area specifically for pregnant women. Here you can find out about the maternity services in New Zealand and the care you can expect to receive from your LMC midwife. Find out more at the NZ College of Midwives website.
Browse the Tapuaki website and you will find information about pregnancy and parenting in English and Pacific languages. Find out more at Tapuaki - Pacific Pregnancy and Parenting Education