Screenshot of video animation - 2 families

Pēpi and tamariki (babies and children) can get free protection from meningococcal B disease with the MenB (Bexsero) vaccine. 

Mum sitting with baby on lap talking with a nurse

Whooping cough can make pēpi (babies) very sick and some pēpi can die. Having whooping cough immunisation in pregnancy protects pēpi in their first weeks of life. Start immunising pēpi the day they turn 6 weeks old to keep protecting them.

Illustration of child's face with measles rash

Protect tamariki (children) against measles. It can be very dangerous and spreads faster than almost any other disease.  If you're unsure whether your child has had their MMR immunisation, check with your Well Child Tamariki Ora provider or GP practice.

Mum holding baby who is coughing and has runny eyes

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus in the winter and spring months in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is one of many viruses that cause infections of the respiratory tract - the parts of the body related to breathing. 

Different coloured vape devices

Vaping rates in rangatahi (young people) continue to increase in Aotearoa. Vaping is harmful to tamariki (children) and rangatahi - it can have an impact on their health and wellbeing. 

Graphic of 3 children showing constipation

Constipation is when your child has hard poo and doesn't poo for 3 or more days. It's a common problem in childhood.