Drink less be your best
DrinkSmart is a fun and social way to help you save money and cut back on calories while keeping your drinking under control. Free on iPhone and android.
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Developed by Melon Health and ACC.
Smiling Mind is meditation made easy. A simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and everyday.
Smiling Mind is a unique web and App-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, Mindfulness Meditation and web-based wellness programs.
FREE android and iPhone app!
Packaged foods can be surprisingly high in salt, fat and sugar. FoodSwitch is a revolutionary new smartphone app that helps you make healthier food choices.
FoodSwitch can help you find out what’s in the food you’re eating, so you can make simple switches to healthier options. With FoodSwitch you can scan the barcode of packaged foods using your smartphone camera and receive immediate, easy to understand nutritional advice and a list of similar foods that are healthier choices.
How it works
In three easy steps, you can reduce excessively high levels of fat, salt and sugar in your family’s diet and even share shopping lists with friends via social media.
My QuitBuddy is an app personalised to help you quit smoking, on your terms.
Using My QuitBuddy you can choose when to quit. You can choose if you're ready to quit right now, or intend to quit smoking soon.
The app is Australian made so for New Zealand phone based support call Quitline on 0800 778 778 or visit www.quit.org.nz
BURP – Breastfeeding’s Ultimate Refuel Place
Free iPhone and android app developed by WellSouth Primary Health Network and the Southern District Health Board:
Mobile: Access a map full of breastfeeding and child friendly locations in your pocket. Anywhere. Anytime.
Local: Find the closest cafes, parks and public areas and see their facilities throughout Southland and Otago.
Interactive: Read and submit reviews and share your experiences and feedback with other BURP users.
Need a bit of All Right? in your every day? Our app gives you daily wellbeing mini-missions that will help you feel good!
Developed in conjunction with the Canterbury District Health Board, the Mental Health Foundation and Healthy Christchurch.
Can I have an occasional drink while I'm breastfeeding? Should I 'pump and dump'? How does alcohol affect breastmilk? How long should I wait after having a drink, before breastfeeding?
New Zealand recommendations say that the safest option is to not drink while breastfeeding. If you do want to drink while breastfeeding it is recommended that you avoid doing so until your baby is one month old. After this time, mothers may wish to enjoy a drink with a meal, when out with friends, or on a special occasion. Feed Safe includes a handy standard drinks guide, to help you understand how much alcohol is in a range of common drinks. Feed Safe also contains local contact details for breastfeeding information and support services.
FREE app for iOS and android devices which contains information on breastfeeding and alcohol, to help you make an informed choice.