The May Issue

Local support now available for parents-to-b

It can be a little overwhelming becoming a parent for the first time, even the second, third or more times and you may wonder how you will cope being this far away from main centres. But now there is local guidance at hand. Transition to Parenting educator Deidre Sutherland, of Ōmārama, plans to run regular antenatal classes beginning this month. Deidre, who has a New Zealand certificate in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting education, said her role was to share relevant information so by the time people found themselves at the doors of the maternity unit they felt prepared and confident. It helped to be able to... >>> continue reading <<<


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Inside May Issue


Local support for parents-to-be
19C motherhood in NZ recounted
Function honours dedicated service
Playing the long game - challenges of the dry
Generating funds to power community
Anzac Day 2024

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