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Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited

5,162

participants from all around New Zealand

Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited

97%

identified as mums & dads

3% were parents to be, grandparents, step parents, guardians or other

Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited

$5,000

donated to Plunket

47% of those surveyed agreed the biggest surprise as a new parent was their life's priorities changing.

56% felt a safe home environment is most important for their children.

We found parents had learned many lessons from their kids!

And 67% felt comfortable that their children would be taken care of financially if something were to happen to them.

47% of those surveyed agreed the biggest surprise as a new parent was their life's priorities changing.

56% felt a safe home environment is most important for their children.

We found parents had learned many lessons from their kids!

And 67% felt comfortable that their children would be taken care of financially if something were to happen to them.

Some awesome advice Kiwi parents shared

Remember, your kid is unique – don't expect any two kids to react the same way or need the same things.

Bay of Plenty

“Relax, you are learning to parent as your children are learning to be children too.”

Dunedin

Be open and prepared for anything. What works for some may not work for you. Do parenting your way!

Wellington

Listening to other people's advice can be helpful, but whether you use it or not is up to you. Trust your instincts and believe in yourself to know what your child needs. That includes providing for them even if you may not be around one day.

Auckland

Don't sweat the small stuff, because in the end it's all small stuff.

Invercargill

It's okay to miss things you used to be able to do before you were a parent

Auckland

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