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Antenatal

Antenatal Classes:

Paraparaumu Maternity Classes
Contact Paraparaumu Maternity Unit
04 903 0205

Kapiti Parents Centre Classes
Liz Wells   027 230 3574
Email:  kapiti@parentscentre.org.nz

Antenatal classes by Melissa
Phone 0210671165 or melguild@gmail.com.
7 antenatal sessions for $100 per couple.

Screening in pregnancy https://www.nsu.govt.nz
Immunisation www.immune.org.nz
Ideas for turning breech or posterior facing babies http://spinningbabies.com

Community support

Kapiti Youth Support (for parents under 25) www.kys.co.nz
Kapiti Women’s Centre www.kapitiwomenscentre.org.nz
Pregnancy Help Wellington http://www.pregnancyhelp.org.nz/wellington/
Kapi Mana multiple birth support group www.kapimanamultiples.org.nz
Women’s Refuge https://womensrefuge.org.nz/
Barnados www.barnados.org.nz

Hospital Maternity Facilities

Capital Coast District Health Board maternity facilities (virtual tour) http://www.healthpoint.co.nz/public/obstetric-and-gynaecology/capital-coast-dhb-womens-health-obstetrics/

Birthing options

Home births www.homebirth.org.nz
Water births http://www.waterbirth.org
The Pink Kit www.birthingbetter.com
Vaginal birth after a C-section www.vbac.com

Breastfeeding

La Leche League http://www.lalecheleague.org.nz/
Breastmates http://www.breastmates.co.nz/
NZ Lactation Consultants http://www.nzlca.org.nz/

Tax credits and parental leave

Work and Income NZ www.workandincome.govt.nz
IRD http://www.ird.govt.nz/yoursituation-ind/parents/parents-paid-parental-leave.html

Postnatal support

Postnatal Distress Support Group www.pnd.org.nz
Bonding with your newborn www.centreforattachment.com
Mothers Matter www.mothersmatter.co.nz
Pelvic floor exercises http://www.pelvicfloor.co.nz/
Child development http://www.brainwave.org.nz

Kapiti Pilates –  pre and postnatal Pilates.
Contact: anesarobinson@hotmail.com – Facebook/Kapiti.pilates or 0220922601

Fertility and contraception

Natural Fertility NZ http://www.naturalfertility.co.nz/
Family Planning NZ http://www.familyplanning.org.nz