Videos – sharing the journeys couples experience through all the stages of pregnancy.
Watch these three couples during their first pregnancy from 0 to 30 weeks and beyond.
Three couples open up about their pregnancy experience – from morning sickness, to supplements, to preparing for baby's arrival and more. A midwife also offers expert advice and tips for first time mothers.
Your pregnancy: 0-14 weeks
Chrissie and Vika share their pregnancy story. Hear Vika's reaction when he found out Chrissie was pregnant and the advice he has for new dads.
Ngaire (Chrissie's midwife) explains screening tests and scans and gives Chrissie and Vika advice about eating well, being active, taking supplements and avoiding alcohol, smoking and drugs.
Your pregnancy: 14-30 weeks
Rachael and John are 26 weeks pregnant. See how they learn about their baby's development. Their midwife, Ngaire, explains her role and what screening tests and scans are offered at this stage of pregnancy.
Your pregnancy: week 30 onwards
Jane is 36 weeks pregnant. See how her and Pat are preparing for labour and birth and hear about some of the choices they have made for their birth plan. Learn how antenatal classes helped Pat and Jane prepare for baby's arrival. Jane also explains why she plans to breastfeed her baby and talks about preparing to breastfeed.
(Ministry of Health, NZ, 2015)