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We are still in Orange - COVID-19 is impacting our Well Child Tamariki Ora services and wait times for PlunketLine. Thank you for understanding. For medical emergencies, call 111.

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  • Having a baby is a beautiful – and huge – change in your life, and it can be a stressful life event for many people.
  • It's normal to feel some anxiety, stress, and anger when you're a parent, but when it gets out of control it's a good idea to seek help.
  • One in ten women, and some dads, experience postnatal depression.
  • Having a mental illness doesn’t make you a bad parent. 
  • It's important for you and your baby that you seek help for mental illness as early as you can.