Something new to learn every week

Get good advice texted to you 3 messages per week. Texts focus on proper nutrition for mum and baby as well as encouragement to get active.

Choose a language

Sign up to textMATCH in one of these languages; Te reo, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and English.

Where's baby?

Are you pregnant? Are you a new mum? CONGRATULATIONS!
Give us baby's expected due date or birth date and we tailor your messages to give you the right information at the right time.

Stay motivated to be healthy

Keep on top of being healthy with our gentle reminders and hints to eat well and move more.

Help mum and baby...easily

 Being healthy is easier when everyone is on board so get your family to sign up to TextMATCH. Getting mixed advice from Nana? With TextMATCH everyone gets the same message at the same time.

Is TextMATCH safe?

Don't worry, our Technical Advisory Group made sure our messages align with the Ministry of Health guidelines. So we could fit the messages into text form we also asked cultural language experts to help us out.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does TextMATCH mean?

TextMATCH is a text messaging service for MATernal (Mums) and CHild (babies)so we want to hear from parents today.

What if we live in Counties Manukau DHB region?

Depending on numbers you may be enrolled so at this stage, definitely apply!

How long does it take for me to receive my first text message?

We do our best to give you quick service so make sure your information is accurate when registering. Once we receive your registration the first text will be between 2 days and 1 week, except between 23rd December and 6th January.

Can other family members receive this service for free?

Mum and baby find it very supportive when more people receive textMATCH and take the advice so get textMATCH today.

How do I know these messages are factual?

Doctors, nutritionists, dietician liaisons and Midwives in our technical advisory group scrutinized these messages for accuracy.  Every message sent to you is based on the Ministry of Health guidelines.

Got more questions? Click here to get in touch with one of our lifestyle coaches!