Many families in New Zealand are affected by family violence. This page links to resoures and organisations which provide support and information when you are dealing with violence in your life. If you or your children are affected by family violence, call the Family Violence Information Line on 0800 456 450.
It is never ever okay to shake a baby. Make sure that all the people who care for your baby know this. Never leave your baby alone with someone that you know has an anger problem or violent temper. Have a plan of what you will do if your baby keeps crying and you become upset or frustrated.
An extensive listing of organisations, resources, helplines and counselling services aimed at preventing harm to children in New Zealand or which can offer help when family violence or abuse has occurred.