Kōrero: Pregnancy, birth and baby care

Drive-through maternity

Drive-through maternity

In 2007 the Capital and Coast District Health Board in Wellington offered mothers supermarket vouchers if they left hospital quickly after giving birth. Though this scheme did not apply to first-time mothers or those who had experienced complications, it received a lot of criticism from the general public and health professionals and was soon withdrawn.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0004555
Cartoon by Allan Charles Hawkey

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Pregnancy, birth and baby care - Postnatal and baby care', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/26181/drive-through-maternity (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 24 Oct 2018