Videos of helpful tips & personal stories about raising your child up to 5 years of age.
Your child: the first 5 years
In this video, three different whānau share their stories about the rewards and challenges of being parents. We also hear how the Well Child Tamariki Ora nurses give them support and advice. Find out what advice our whānau have for you.
Your child: 1 to 2 years
In this video, we we meet Amiria and Watene and their two children, Tawhai and Kahukura. Tawhai is 15 months old. Watch as Erika, the Well Child Tamariki Ora nurse, visits for Tawhai's 15-month-old check. Find out about safety in the home and how you can help your child learn and develop.
Your child: 2 to 3 years
In this video, we meet Kanae and Steve and their two children, Kaila and Hugo. Kaila is 2 years old. Find out what Kanae and Steve enjoy most about being parents and their hopes for their children.
Your child: 3 to 5 years
In this video, we meet Ria and Barry and their two children, Ocean and Kārearea. Ocean is 3 and Kārearea is 4. Find out how Ria and Barry care for their children and keep them healthy and safe. Erika, a Well Child Tamariki Ora nurse, also has advice on the best things you can do to help your child learn and develop.
(Ministry Health NZ, 2015)