Pregnancy and maternity
You’re having a baby! Here’s some helpful and straightforward information about pregnancy and the maternity services that are available to you in the Waikato.
Information about Waikato pregnancy and maternity services that are available to you during the current COVID alert level.
Important things you can do to help give your baby the best start in life.
What to do at the start of your pregnancy, including finding a midwife and early pregnancy care.
How to stay healthy during pregnancy and the services available to you in the Waikato.
Information about the most common pregnancy complications and how to help you achieve the best possible outcomes.
Labour and birth options in the Waikato, including where to birth, pain relief choices and information about going into labour.
Information about postnatal care, feeding your baby, contraception, mental health and a range of services available to you and your baby.
Kaupapa Māori information and services to support you during your pregnancy, birth and after your pēpē is born.