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Maternity Resource Centre - Te Kuiti

... the wellbeing of the mums, babies and young children.

The centre has visiting health care professionals such as LMCs, newborn hearing screening and lactation consultants and can connect you with services and resources that suit your need, including smoking cessation, car restraint clinics, parenting education, cookery classes, ASD support groups and buy, sell swap days, babyfood classes, toilet training advice, baby massage classes and baby CPR/choking workshops.

The Materntiy Resource Centre...

Maternity Resource Centre - Te Kuiti

... Street, Te Kuiti. 

Open from 8.30am – 3pm Monday-Friday

The centre has visiting health care professionals such as LMCs, newborn hearing screening and lactation consultants and can connect you with services and resources that suit your need including smoking cessation, car restraint clinics, parenting education, cookery classes, ASD support groups and buy, sell swap days, babyfood classes, toilet training advice, baby massage classes and baby CPR/choking workshops.

 

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

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You will need to wear a mask if you are attending your maternity service appointments or scans
When you are in labour once you have settled into the birth room you will not be required to wear a mask.
Having a smoke-free pregnancy and home 

Smoking impacts on the lungs of people who smoke, or those breathing in second-hand smoke from people smoking near them in their home or cars. If your lungs are not as strong and you get COVID-19 you could have a more severe illness.

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... Pharmacy on Meade and a range of coffee and food outlets.

Open Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4pm for free health and wellness checks.

BMI, diet and exercise education
Cervical smear tests 
Referral for mammograms for women 45yrs - 69yrs
Blood pressures
Stop Smoking Support – NRT
Referral to services in the community
Help to enrol with a GP
Immunisation for children
Information and advice
 Our friendly team is here to help you.

Preterm birth in a previous pregnancy

... medical team at the clinic. Based on your previous experience of a preterm birth and your current pregnancy and health they will discuss what treatment options are available to you and what monitoring you will need.
If you smoke it is important to stop smoking as soon as possible in your pregnancy. Smoking greatly increases the risk of going into labour too early. You can talk to your midwife about what support is available or contact your local Once and For All stop smoking service.
Alcohol an...

Women over 40 years old

... reduce your risk of stillbirth in the following ways.

Be smokefreeEliminate or reduce your exposure to second-hand smoke and encourage friends and whānau to have a smokefree environment around you. If you smoke, you can get help and support to stop smoking by contacting the Once and For All stop smoking service.

Have a healthy weight gain during pregnancyTalk to your midwife about your recommended ideal weight gain during your pregnancy (this will be dependent on your weight at the start of...

Women under 20 years old

... reduce your risk of stillbirth in the following ways.

Be smokefreeEliminate or reduce your exposure to second-hand smoke and encourage friends and whānau to have a smokefree environment around you. If you smoke, you can get help and support to stop smoking by contacting the Once and For All stop smoking service.

Have a healthy weight gain during pregnancyTalk to your midwife about your recommended ideal weight gain during your pregnancy (this will be dependent on your weight at the start of...

What happens when you come to Mothercraft?

... and DVD playerThese are available, and we have many informative DVDs on parenting.

SmokefreeThe hospital campus is totally smokefree, inside buildings and outside. We can provide assistance to be smokefree while you are here. We are happy to discuss smoking cessation with you at any time.

Visiting rules and tips

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No photos without permission. It is our intention to maintain patients’ rights to privacy at all times. Please be mindful when taking photos or video and do not take photos or videos of patients, visitors or staff without their permission.
No smoking or vaping on DHB grounds or in facilities.  Absolutely no smoking or vaping anywhere on DHB grounds.  More information further down this page. Find out more about giving up smoking Once And For All
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Privacy statement

... birth)
contact details (e.g. your email address) - your email address must be a unique email address that only you use, so that you can securely login to the system and information can be securely emailed to you
information about your lifestyle (e.g. your smoking status and your use of alcohol)
information about your medical history (e.g. allergies, conditions, or past surgeries).
The minimum information that you must provide in order to use SmartHealth services is your name, email address and...