Ua ou pala’ai!

Ole Ma’i to, ose taimi taua ma le manaia mo le tinā, peita’i e iai nisi tinā e lagona le popole pe atuatuvale fo’i, aemaise ona ole tele o fesuia’iga ole tino olo’o tutupu mai.

 

Ole to’atele o tinā e popole ma atuatuvale, e mafua mai ile:

  • O fesuia’iga i lagona ma va’a’iga o lo’o tutupu ile tino
  • Ole mafaufau ile pepe ma lona tuputupu a’e i totonu ia te ia /lona manava
  • Tapenaga mo le taimi e fa’atigā ai male fanau mai ole pepe
  • Popole ile tulaga tau tupe pe a fanau mai le pepe
  • A’afiaga o le galuega ma le olaga galue pe a nofo ile fale e vaai pepe
  • Ole tele ma anoanoa’i le mau  fa’amatalaga mo matua  fou
  • Pe  fa’apefea ona mafaia e nei matua fou lenei tulaga. 

 

O atugāluga ma popolega e feagai ma oe ile taimi o lou ma’itaga, o uiga masani ia. O nisi o auala e mafai ona fo’ia ai ia atugāluga ma popolega i le taimi o e ma’i to, e aofia ai ae le fa’atapula’a ai:

  • Talatalanoa ma aumai le lagolago/fesoasoani a lau pa’aga/to’alua, lou aiga ma au uō
  • Alu e savalivali
  • Ia mautinoa ia lava lau malologa
  • Taumafa lelei
  • Ia faia se ta’elega ile tapu vai (bath) mafanafana
  • Va’ai sou taimi paganoa mo oe
     

     

Afai o lo’o e popole i fa’amatalaga ua taua i luga, talanoa i lau fa’atosaga, foma’i fa’aleaiga po’o se tausisoifua (nurse),  ete  mautinoa ai o lo’o lelei le fesoasoani male lagolago mo oe ile taimi o lou ma’itaga. 

 

Content provided by Dr Sara Weeks

Dr Sara Weeks is a psychiatrist specialising in perinatal conditions. She works in both the private and public sectors in New Zealand, and is Lead Clinician for Lotofale Pacific Island Mental Health Service with the Auckland District Health Board. She is also involved in research on postnatal depression in Pacific Island women, and teaches perinatal psychiatry for the post-graduate diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Since 2011, Sara has been a member of the Pacific Society for Reproductive Health, and she has previously been an executive member of the Australasian branch of the Marcé Society – an international society for the promotion of mental health in women and families in relation to childbearing.  Sara is also a mother of three and grandmother of one.