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Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy

The following community groups can offer you practical support.


Phone: 027-519-5986 or 0508-235-5938


How can it help?

Plunket Parent and Infant Relationship Service (PPAIRS)

Phone: 021-408-940 or 022-014-0969


See the PPAIRS pamphlet for more information.

How can it help?

Plunket Postnatal Adjustment Programme

Phone: (03) 365-1646


Ask you GP for a referral or call the number above.

How can it help?

Pregnancy Help

Phone: (03) 385-0556


How can it help?

St John of God Waipuna – Young Parents Development

Phone: (03) 386-2159


Parenting support, social work and education for young parents under 25.

How can it help?

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by Consultant Psychiatrist, Mothers and Babies Service, Canterbury DHB. Page created August 2017.

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