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Ph: 0800 505 050
Address: 193 London Street, Hamilton
24/7 and for self-presentations
8am - 4.30 pm
Provides a single point of entry for all acute and non-acute mental health issues. This service is available all day and every day and anyone who calls will be referred to the appropriate treatment or support service. Can be through referrals from GP, family, friends or by self.
Child Youth and Family
Ph: 0508 326 459
There is no strict definition of what a large baby is, but it generally means your baby is expected to weigh more than 4.5kg at birth.
However, whether your baby is large for you will depend upon your own individual characteristics, which are used to draw a customis...
If pre-eclampsia is not treated quickly, both your health and your baby’s health is at risk.
Who can get pre-eclampsia?Anyone can get pre-eclampsia during pregnancy and the exact cause of the condition is unknown. However, your risk is higher if you:
are having your firs...
In two per cent (two in 100) pregnancies there is premature prelabour rupture of membranes (PPROM) – when your waters break before labour begins and more than three weeks before your due date.
You may notice a gush of fluid, a slow leak or a trickle from your vagina. Contact your midwife or doctor straight away if this happens.
What causes PPROM?The cause of PPROM is unknown...
Hamilton Sexual Health is a free-to-all and confidential specialist service for people living in the Waikato.
Providing non-judging compassionate care is our core value: we know STI & HIV-related stigma and shame strongly predict harm and our aim is to make it easier for you to get help.
We provide care around STIs, HIV and a range of other sexual health issues as well as gender-affirming care. We have close links with Waikato Hospital’s infectious disease team around the ma...
You can also find information about pregnancy from Health Navigator New Zealand (a very good section devoted to all aspects of pregnancy) and the Ministry of Health.
Planning for your pregnancy
Important things you can do to help give your baby the best start in life.
Just found out you're pregnant?
What to do at the start of your...
When to register with a midwifeThe best time to register with a midwife is in the first trimester of pregnancy (the first 12 weeks) or as early as possible. Register with a midwife as soon as you can, to make sure you are able to access early screening to assess your health, and for you to have early access to any services you may need...
The clinical dietitian team at Waikato Hospital has specialist dietitians who provide services to all wards. They also provide outpatient services within both adult and paediatric areas.
Community health dietitians work with clients to provide education and support with dietary treatment. They provide services at Thames, Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and T...