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Mothers Matter Calls For A Birthing Revolution

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 2:06 pm | Mothers Matter

Mothers Matter is dismayed to hear no reference to early prevention strategies in the Labour Party’s recent ‘Let’s Keep Moving’ announcements. “All the research is there,’ says Chloe Wright, the movement’s founder. “Once we invest in the ... More >>

Lack Of Support For Vulnerable Mothers Continues

Monday, 18 May 2020, 1:32 pm | Mothers Matter

Mothers Matter is a collaboration of science experts, clinical experts, respected social well-being advocates. It is committed to the legal and moral rights of pregnancy, birthing, post-natal care of women, babies, and whanau. Mothers Matter is incredulous ... More >>

Upgrade of Hutt Valley maternity unit misguided

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:44 pm | Mothers Matter

Monday 3 February 2020: Mothers Matter is again questioning the competency and understanding of the Government in relation to providing necessary maternity and postnatal care in Lower Hutt after a misguided $9.4m maternity services boost for the area. Founder ... More >>

DHBs’ lack of action forces Birthing Centres to close

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:15 pm | Mothers Matter

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: DHBs’ lack of action forces Birthing Centres to close over Christmas) More >>

Mothers Matter backs 3-day postnatal stay petition

Monday, 7 October 2019, 3:27 pm | Mothers Matter

7 October 2019: Mothers Matter is backing the petition launched today by Louise Upston MP that calls for all new mums to receive three days of fully funded postnatal care. The petition acknowledges that most mothers are not made aware that they are ... More >>

Mothers “3 Day Stay” Policy Welcomed by Mothers Matter

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:19 pm | Mothers Matter

Mothers “3 Day Stay” Policy Welcomed by Mothers Matter Mothers Matter, an advocacy group for postnatal care, welcomes today’s policy announcement by the National Party that will enable all women to receive up to 72 hours of funded, postnatal care ... More >>

Mothers Matter Urges Focus on Maternal Mental Health

Friday, 25 January 2019, 9:29 am | Mothers Matter

Mothers Matter commends the Prime Minister on her commitment to improving intergenerational wellbeing but is calling for an urgent focus on maternal mental health to address inconsistencies in post-natal care. More >>

Mothers Matter Puts a Spotlight on Postnatal Care

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:52 am | Mothers Matter

Mothers Matter, a new campaign launched today, aims to empower all women and their families to make an informed choice about their postnatal care. More >>