A DIRECTORY OF INFORMATIVE MEDICAL WEBSITES FOR NEW ZEALAND GENERAL PRACTITIONERS AND THEIR PATIENTS

PREGNANCY and/or PAEDIATRIC CARE - General (New Zealand)

Last updated 2 May 2016  
www.aim.org.nz Action to Improve Maternity
www.ariosadx.com The Harmony Prenatal Test is a Blood Test for Trisomies 21 (Down syndrome), 18, and 13 that Delivers Accurate Results from as Early as 10 weeks of Pregnancy.
At Labtests www.labtests.co.nz currently this testing is not covered under the community contract for funded pathology testing services, and does incur a cost of $675 NZD per patient. This sum covers collection, transport of samples to the USA, testing and reporting of results. Turnaround time is around ten working days from collection to result, and tests can be taken from ten weeks onwards.
www.bounty.co.nz Bounty - Pregnancy and Early Childhood Information
www.cpag.org.nz Child Poverty Action Group
www.findyourmidwife.co.nz Find Your Midwife
www.foodsmart.govt.nz Food Smart (New Zealand Food Safety Authority) - Food Safety in Pregnancy – Downloadable Information
www.forbaby.co.nz Wattie’s For Baby Nutrition – Age Specific Feeding and Development Information for your Child
www.maternity.org.nz Maternity Services Community Council
www.midwife.org.nz New Zealand College of Midwives
www.parentscentre.org.nz Parents Centres New Zealand - Antenatal Education and Childbirth Support
www.plunket.org.nz Plunket - Support Services for the Health and Wellbeing of Children Under 5
www.ranzcog.edu.au Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
www.tapuaki.org.nz Tapuaki Pacific Pregnancy & Parenting Education
www.wellchild.org.nz Well Child/Tamariki Ora Services