Placing a baby in
the Pepi-Pod® sleep space

(video demo)


A Fragile Change (NEW)
reporting monitoring data for the Pepi-Pod Programme (Jan 2019 - Nov 2020)

Learning from Parents
about using Pepi-Pod sleep spaces with more vulnerable infants

'Their First 500 Sleeps'
A comprehensive programme report of the first three years  

'First Days' Report on a trial run of a small-sized infant sleep space for safer co-sleeping in postnatal facilities



Are you a distributor of the Pepi-Pod® programme?          

Then here is where you will find the materials you need. Some have been refreshed to align with the changes to sleep space services in NZ and the renewed quality requirements of Change for our Children from July 2021.  Scroll down to see new data forms and resources.

For more information about your local service, contact the Service Coordinator for your DHB.                         


Sleep Space Data Record 2021            

    This data service is a quality tool to support providers of the Pepi-Pod programme with monitoring and feedback on implementation. 


    Here is where you enter data into the online Sleep Space Data Record (2021) 


    Here is the paper version  that is supplied in bedding packs from 1 June 2021. It can be printing if needed 

    RESOURCES    The links below are all the print resources needed to distribute the programme.   

    These documents give background information.

    • Designed to protect - describing the safety features of a Pepi-Pod Sleep space (NEW)
    • Why polypropylene - explaining why polypropylene was the material choice for the Pepi-Pod sleep space (NEW)
    • Sustainability Guidelines for policy and practice about how maximise infant protection and minimise environmental impact (NEW)
    TRAINING   This is where to find training tools and support resources. (to be refreshed during 2019)
    REGISTRATION PROCESS    Programme Coordinators looking for where to apply to register distributors can use this online Distributor Registration form.
    COORDINATION TOOLS    We have developed tools to support those coordinating the programme locally.
     'First Days' is a smaller Pepi-Pod® for use in hospital settings in the first days of life. This is a Report on a small trial run of its use in postnatal facilities in New Zealand. Relative pod sizes compared here. To enquire, please contact us.
    MODERN POD   The Pepi-Pod®  sleep space has undergone a 'windows upgrade'. Windows are a specific feature of the new pod to foster connection and closeness for babies and parents. To find out more ...
    LOCAL CONTACT DETAILS   Link here to the contact details of regional coordinators of Pepi-Pod® programmes (being updated).

    As of 1st July 2017, the Pepi-Pod® Programme is established, as an integral part a national health-funded effort to protect the lives of more vulnerable NZ infants. It is establishing similarly in parts of Australia.