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Antenatal Classes:

Paraparaumu Maternity Classes
Contact Paraparaumu Maternity Unit
04 903 0205

Kapiti Parents Centre Classes

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

Screening in pregnancy
Ideas for turning breech or posterior facing babies

Community support

Kapiti Youth Support (for parents under 25)
Kapiti Women’s Centre
Pregnancy Help Wellington
Kapi Mana multiple birth support group
Women’s Refuge
Sweet Seat – Local car seat rental service –

Hospital Maternity Facilities

Capital Coast District Health Board maternity facilities (virtual tour)

Birthing options

Home births
Water births
The Pink Kit
Vaginal birth after a C-section


La Leche League
NZ Lactation Consultants

Tax credits and parental leave

Work and Income NZ

Postnatal support

Postnatal Distress Support Group
Bonding with your newborn
Mothers Matter
Pelvic floor exercises
Child development

Kapiti Pilates –  pre and postnatal Pilates.
Contact: – Facebook/Kapiti.pilates or 0220922601

Fertility and contraception

Natural Fertility NZ
Family Planning NZ