A new system is being rolled out to help clinicians quickly respond to deteriorating health in pregnant women in hospital.
About a third of pregnant women admitted to intensive care units and high dependency units in New Zealand had potentially preventable severe illnesses.
Women who live rurally are more likely to experience domestic violence, says Rural Women New Zealand, but the true number may be even higher.
A new study shows that self-testing for cervical cancer prevention could have a positive impact on Māori women.
Women are waiting up to half a year for procedures to help rule out cancer - and a GP fears lives are at risk.
The country’s first ever report on women facing reproductive coercion from abusive partners is a “must read” for everyone who works in health, says Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond.
Female cosmetic genital surgery has been a growing field since the mid-to-late nineties. Dr Hera Cook discusses this emerging practice, particularly in relation to the history of women’s attitudes towards their genitals. By Soumya Bhamidipati.
There are hopes that New Zealand will follow Ireland's lead in changing the law around abortion soon.