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Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy

Tautoko ā-hapori mō te māuiuitanga hinengaro rā roto me ā muri i te hapūtanga

If you need community support or help from a health professional, see the Maternal Mental Health Support and Advice factsheet from Te Whatu Ora Waitaha 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 general practice team for a referral to the Plunket Postnatal Adjustment Programme or call the number above.


Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed November 2023.

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