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Waitakere Health Link - Babies Out West Brochure Reprint

April 05, 2019 at 11:21 AM

From Waitakere Health Link, posted on the Community Waitakere Noticeboard

The Babies Out West brochure provides information about services from pregnancy and childbirth to counselling and parenting education available in West Auckland. Brochures are distributed through Waitakere Hospital maternity, midwives, and Plunket, and also available at all health and social service organisations in the West and CABs, Libraries, GPs, kindergartens, day cares etc.

2019 Brochure:

  • 4th Reprint of 15,000 brochures, last reprint was 2016
  • A long standing member of WHL donated $1000 towards the production of the brochure
  • Consulted consumers, community and independent midwives for input and feedback on the brochure
  • Responded to feedback to include a teens and dads section
  • Included new information on Support in Pregnancy and Birth and New Baby
  • Sections include:
    • Pregnancy and Birth
    • Support in Pregnancy
    • New Baby
    • Parenting Education
    • Support for Teens
    • Support for Dads
    • Support for Mums
    • Support and Advice for Families
    • General Health Services
    • General Information

Feedback from providers about Babies Out West

  • “Waitakere Health Link serves an important role in community engagement. It has developed the Babies Out West brochure, it is an import resource that Plunket Nurses distribute to families.” Health Promotion Advisor, Plunket
  • “We would love copies of your new version of the Babies Out West Brochure – it is very popular and we give it out regularly.”  Discharge Coordinator, Waitakere Hospital Emergency Department
  • “Parent Aid Waitakere has been advertising in the Babies Out West brochure for over 10 years. We find this brochure invaluable to our clients and our support staff handout over 500 flyers to the families we visit each year.” Parent Aid Waitakere
  • “Great work, keeping us up-to-date with the Community Health Newsletter.” Parent Aid Waitakere
  • “I value the role of the Waitakere Health link.  I receive the newsletters with updates on services and dates of events and trainings etc in the community which are useful. It is good to have a brochure such as Babies Out West so new parents can have a directory of services all in one place.” Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

An A3 version can be downloaded from the Waitakere Health Link website or email or phone 839 0512 to request brochures to be posted to you.

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