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Petala's story: The importance of meeting cultural needs for Pacific Island families

Petala was anxious when she found out she was pregnant. She wanted a Pacific Island midwife as she says coming from a Samoan family she thrives on community. Petala talks about the need for education around pregnancy and sex in the Pacific community. Go to  www.hqsc.govt.nz/listen to watch our other videos for Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021.

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Last updated: 23rd June 2022