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Waikato primary birth facilities - labour, birth and postnatal care during COVID-19

We know that the birth of your baby is a very important time for you and your whānau and you may be apprehensive about giving birth when COVID-19 is circulating in the community. Primary birth facilities are working very hard to ensure the birth centre environment is safe for you, your baby and your support person as well as staff and other women and babies in their care. This has meant changes to how things work in primary birth facilities.

When you go into labour  

All Waikato primary birth…

Taking care of your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

We are in uncertain and unprecedented times, and everyone will respond differently to the impact of COVID-19. It’s important not only to look after your physical health but also your mental health.

It’s completely normal to be feeling a wide range of emotions, including being worried, anxious and scared. As we are all encouraged to socially distance, it is very important to stay connected with friends and whānau online or by phone.

The Ministry of Health has a list of really good resources and…

What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11-year-olds?

What is this COVID-19 immunisation being offered and who is it for?
This is the COVID-19 vaccine for tamariki aged 5 to 11 years.

Parents and caregivers have the opportunity to protect their tamariki aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19, by being immunised with a child (paediatric) formulation of the Pfizer vaccine.

How the programme will run?
Immunisations for tamariki start around the motu on 17 January.  

The Ministry of Health is working with DHBs, and community organisations to roll out the Pfi…

Can I get vaccinated if I'm pregnant?

The Pfizer vaccine doesn't contain a live virus or any ingredients that are harmful to pregnant people or their babies. If you catch COVID-19 when you are pregnant, you are more likely to become very unwell so it's a good idea to get vaccinated.

The vaccine protects you as you are far less likely to fall seriously ill. It also protects your baby as there is evidence that babies can get antibodies through the placenta that help protect them from COVID-19.

Having the Pfizer vaccine wil…

Keeping well for pregnant women and new mums during COVID-19

… health care appointments and accessing health care when you need it

It is important for you to have your antenatal and postnatal checks with your midwife now we are in the traffic light system your Midwifery care should follow the same schedule as before covid. Talk to you midwife about how this will happen.
If you have a scan booked, it is safe for you to attend - COVID precautions are in place in all ultrasound facilities and in the hospital.
If you have a hospital antenatal appointment, be…

May 2022

… community.  Waikato DHB is one of the partners in this project.

The Council also heard about what is happening within the Asian and Migrant community with regards improving communications related to their care.

An update was provided to the Council around Covid.  One of the key factors and focus for communications is vaccinations, not just Covid vaccinations but also those that relate to measles, mumps, rubella and childhood vaccinations, to be ready for the winter.

Vaccinations after giving birth

If you weren’t immunised against COVID-19 or flu during your pregnancy, getting immunised now will provide some protection to your new-born baby during its first few weeks of life until they are able to be immunised. Find out more here.

If you are not sure if you’ve been immunised against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), check with your GP or health provider.

You can get your COVID-19, MMR and flu vaccinations from GPs, some pharmacies and other healthcare providers and from some Waikato DHB…


… you’re aged 17-32 you may need a MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine to be up-to-date. You can have the vaccine now even if you’re not sure if you’ve had both doses.


It’s time to boost your whānau protection

If you or your whānau are due for a COVID-19 vaccination -first, second or a booster dose - get yours now. It's FREE and available for everyone aged 5 and over. 

Tamariki (children) aged 5 to 11 will receive a children's (paediatric) version of the COVID-19 vaccine. 


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