Asking for help
Being a parent can be challenging, and there are times that you may want extra support if you are feeling overwhelmed, worried or stressed.
It’s okay to ask for support and Plunket has information to help you with:
If you’re not sure who to call or need help, call PlunketLine anytime. We are here for you and your whānau 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Support services near you
There are many support services and free helplines available for families. You can use SmartStart to find services in your neighbourhood about:
- antenatal depression
- postnatal depression
- family violence
SmartStart - When you need Support
You can find information about miscarriage and stillbirths on the following sites.
Whetūrangitia: Information for whānau experiencing the death of a child
Sands New Zealand