Pregnancy programme

Are you pregnant?
Congratulations!
Register with baby's due date to get the right information at the right time.

Birth to 2 programme

Have you recently had a baby?
Congratulations!
Enrol with baby's birth date to receive text messages for baby's growth and development over the first 21 months.

5 Languages

Our textMATCH service is available in Te Reo, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and English.

Eat well & keep active

TextMATCH sends weekly messages and reminders to keep active and give you ideas on how to eat healthy.

Family support

We encourage you to share textMATCH with family members so they can better support you and the baby.

Safe messages

Our local technical advisory group design every message. All textMATCH messages are aligned with the Ministry of Health guidelines, and translated by cultural representatives.

Get textMATCH for whānau to help mum and baby keep healthy

Are you wondering why family members sign up to textMATCH? Here we have local dad “Hemi” sharing his experience.

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!