Placing a baby in
the Pepi-Pod® sleep space

(video demo)


'Learning from Parents' (NEW)
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
26 January 2016

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

Then here is where you will find materials you need. Distributors must have completed the Distributors' Training Programme (see Programme Materials - May 2018 edition).

For more information about becoming a 
Pepi-Pod® distributing agency, or for information about your local service, contact the Programme Coordinator for your DHB, agency or service. 

ONLINE FORMS   This is where you enter online,  the Distribution and Follow-up information from the paper version of forms:       

The Distribution Record is for recording information about the distribution of sleep spaces. Wait until a baby is 6-8 weeks before the Follow-up session. Once completed, (or abandoned if unable to contact) then enter information from both forms here online at the same time.  

 FORMS TO PRINT   Here is where you can download and print off a paper version of data forms. This may be necessary when wahakura or retrieved pods are distributed  

This paper version, is a complete record for consent, intervention steps, distribution and follow-up (when baby is 6-8 weeks old).

TRAINING   This is where to find training tools and support resources. (to be updated during 2017)
RESOURCES    The three links below are the full set of programme materials needed to distribute the programme.

A3 print-ready Pepi-Pod® Poster (7MB)  

Link to Safe Start programme of Change for our Children

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.