Child Protection Policy

You can find a copy of our Child Protection Policy here.

Pregnant and want to Stop Smoking?

Read about the new incentive here

Canterbury Maori Health Action Plan

http://www.cdhb.health.nz/About-CDHB/corporate-publications/Pages/Maori-Health-Action-Plan.aspx

Primary Care Interventions to support Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Guidelines for Early Childhood Education – ECE Literature Review

Breastfeeding in Early Childhood Education Resource – Breastfeeding in ECE Resource

Why children put their parents’ smart phones down the toilet or in the oven …

“In research for her book, Steiner-Adair interviewed 1,000 children between the ages of 4 and 18, asking them about their parents’ use of mobile devices. The language that came up over and over and over again, she says, was “sad, mad, angry and lonely.” One 4-year-old called his dad’s smartphone a “stupid phone.” Others recalled joyfully throwing their parent’s phone into the toilet, putting it in the oven or hiding it. There was one girl who said, “I feel like I’m just boring. I’m boring my dad because he will take any text, any call, anytime”

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/21/304196338/for-the-childrens-sake-put-down-that-smartphone