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Depression affects many New Zealand mums-to-be – research

John Kerr posted in on August 24th, 2015.

Almost one in eight pregnant women suffer from the symptoms of depression during their pregnancy, according to new research from the Growing Up in New Zealand study. The research, published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, also found that the risk of experiencing these symptoms is three times higher for women who were diagnosed with […]

Maternal and perinatal death report raises concerns

John Kerr posted in on July 29th, 2011.

A recent report on maternal and perinatal deaths has raised some tough questions about maternal care in New Zealand. The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) released a report this week which examines the state of New Zealand’s care of expecting and new mothers. The PMMRC reviews maternal deaths and all deaths of infants […]

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