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Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy

If you need community support or help from a health professional, see the Maternal Mental Health Support and Advice factsheet from the Canterbury DHB that lists organisations you can contact.

Plunket can also offer you practical support.

Plunket Parent and Infant Relationship Service (PPAIRS)


See the PPAIRS pamphlet for more information.


Plunket Postnatal Adjustment Programme

Phone: (03) 365-1646


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


Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed December 2020.

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