Placing a baby in
the Pepi-Pod® sleep space

(video demo)


'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 2015 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. 

  'First Days' is a smaller Pepi-Pod® for use in the first days of life. We have just published a Report on a small trial run of its use in postnatal facilities in New Zealand. Relative pod sizes compared here. To enquire or place an order please contact us
  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 ...
ONLINE FORMS    This is where you enter your information online:       
  • Distribution and Follow-up Record 
    The Distribution Record is for recording information about the distribution of sleep spaces. Wait until the 2-4 week follow-up is completed (or abandoned if unable to contact) and enter information from both forms at the same time.
  • Feedback Survey
    The Feedback survey is for recording feedback from a sample of people after 2 months of using sleep spaces
FORMS TO PRINT   This is where you can download and print off paper copies of the forms you will need for distributing sleep spaces:                       
TRAINING   This is where to find training tools and support resources.
RESOURCES    The three links below are the full set of programme materials needed to distribute the programme.

Page by Page contents of Programme Materials

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.

LOCAL CONTACT DETAILS   Link here to the contact details of regional coordinators of Pepi-Pod® programmes (being updated).

As of 1st July 2015, the Pepi-Pod® Programme is established,  establishing, or being studied in:


  • Northland 
  • Counties Manukau
  • Auckland
  • Waitemata
  • Waikato
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Lakes
  • Taranaki
  • Tairawhiti  
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Wairarapa
  • MidCentral
  • Whanganui
  • Lower Hutt
  • Nelson
  • Canterbury
  • West Coast
  • Otago and Southland
  • Child, Youth and Family Service


  • Remote, rural and urban communities of Queensland