Te Mahoe Unit-Wellington NZ-an overview
Te Mahoe Unit, Wellington, New Zealand
The poster will contain an overview of the Te Mahoe Unit which
is the Early Pregnancy Counselling and Termination Unit in
Wellington, New Zealand.
There will be a brief description of the New Zealand law with
regard to termination of pregnancy (TOP). The referral process
and certiﬁcation process will also be explained.
All procedures that are provided will be described e.g. surgical
termination with local anaesthetic and conscious sedation up to
14 + 5 weeks of gestation — early medical termination with
miferistone and misoprostol up to 9 weeks of gestation.
A section on products of conception and what happens to
them. Some explanation around Maori cultural beliefs.
Also nursing care, after care, on call issues and statistics. The
latest complication rates and causes of same.
Finally, law reform issues and looking to the future.