Tagged: support



ThroughBlue is a Wellington based support group for women with experience of depression.  It has been running for the last 12 years and is a registered charity.  The group runs every Friday from 12.30-2.30 and is facilitated by two counsellors.  Continue reading »

20 ways to support your kids when they see tough things in the news

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Today technology and media can bring traumatic and scary events directly into a child’s world – often in graphic detail. From an early age, images, video and audio can be presented to children anywhere they are and through a multitude of digital pathways. Even by a device in their small hands.

“It was a tragedy happening far way but we watched it unfold on the news day after day, and listened about it on the car radio. It featured on our social media and in conversations with family and friends. Continue reading »

51 New Zealand services for new parents


Life with a newborn can be absolutely amazing, but it can also be hectic and overwhelming. Thankfully there are a range of services that parents of newborns can access for support. Here’s 51 New Zealand services for new parents.
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Pregnancy Help

Pregnancy help

Pregnancy Help supports the well being of pregnant and recently pregnant women, parents, caregivers and their families/whanau, by providing information and practical support with non-judgemental Care, Concern and Confidentiality.

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Support for teen parents


Being a teen parent is hard work, but you do not have to do it alone. There are lots of NZ organisations dedicated to supporting teen parents, and they can help you find the assistance you need. Whether it’s parenting advice, counselling, financial support, or just getting in touch with other teenage parents, there are organisations and agencies who are there to help.

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Plunket’s support role

Plunket’s support role

This article outlines the history of Plunket’s role in New Zealand and what role and services Plunket has to offer young families. Continue reading »

Going green with your baby


This month’s topic of ‘Living Green’ has come at just the right time for me to share some awesome things I have come across in the last month that enable you to donate or receive items you may need for your baby by contacting these wonderful organisations.

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