Perinatal Wellbeing Canterbury
Community support groups for mothers and primary caregivers suffering from PND and associated anxiety disorders.
PIPS – Pregnancy Infancy Parenting Support (Formerly Pregnancy Help Canterbury)
Providing free, non-judgmental, client-focused practical and emotional support during pregnancy and early parenting
95 Hawke Street, New Brighton (entrance to the Old Central New Brighton School)
p. 03 385 0556
m. 022 530 2463
Mothers and Babies Service
The Princess Margaret Hospital
Private Bag 731
p. 03 337 7708
Inpatient and outpatient service for mothers with a moderate to severe degree of mental or suspected mental illness.
Referral acceptance in second trimester for baby up to 12 months of age. Follow up to infant 12- 15 months of age.
Canterbury Plunket Postnatal Adjustment Programme
166 North Parade, Shirley, Christchurch 8061
p. 03 3651 646
f. 03 3651 647
Assessment, liaison and education regarding postnatal depression.
Canterbury Plunket Parent and Infant Relationship Service
a. 5 Twigger St, Addington, Christchurch 8141
p. 021 408 940
f. 03 660 767
Mothers Supporting Mothers
p. Chris – 03 312 9787
p. Frances – 03 327 3454
p. Gabrielle – 027 306 9407
Support group for mothers of babies and young children, run by professionals on Friday mornings, in the Rangiora Plunket Rooms, Rangiora, plus Friday afternoons at the Kaiapoi Plunket Rooms, Kaiapoi.
Minding Mother is a maternal mental health service offering women assessment of mood, appropriate interventions and support in their parenting role.