la leche league nz

Mother to Mother breastfeeding support in New Zealand

Connect with a Leader near you

Questions or worries about breastfeeding? Our accredited La Leche League Leaders are experienced mothers who have been trained to provide information and support for breastfeeding. We can help over the phone, you can come along to our informal meetings, or ask a questions via email and on social media.  All of this is free and confidential.

Find your local group

You can find details of our accredited breastfeeding helpers and group meetings across Aotearoa here.

Our mission is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, education, information, and encouragement and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

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Online Facebook Meetings

Meetings are held the last Tuesday of every month from 7:30pm

You can join us for breastfeeding support and information from the comfort of your own home – pyjamas and beverage of your choice optional.

No technical ability required, just join the meeting group and be online that evening.

We’d love to see you there.

"Listen to yourself"

Trust your own instincts, you are the expert on your baby!

What Mothers Need to Know Before They're Mothers from The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Words of Wisdom from Real Mothers at a La Leche League Meeting.

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"Sometimes the books are just wrong."

Did you plan to parent a certain way, then once your baby arrived discover they hadn't read the same books as you had?

What Mothers Need to Know Before They're Mothers from The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Words of Wisdom from Real Mothers at a La Leche League Meeting.

#TheWomanlyArtOfBreastfeeding #WAB #LaLecheLeague #LLLNZ #BreastfeedingSupport #ParentingSupport
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"The ideal adult to baby ratio is about three to one the first week. But if all you have is one mother and one baby, you'll manage."

What Mothers Need to Know Before They're Mothers from The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Words of Wisdom from Real Mothers at a La Leche League Meeting.

#TheWomanlyArtOfBreastfeeding #WAB #LaLecheLeague #LLLNZ #BreastfeedingSupport #ParentingSupport
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"When people offer help, say yes."

Sometimes it can be hard to know what help you even need or want to accept. What help do you wish you had explicitly asked for when you had a young baby?

What Mothers Need to Know Before They're Mothers from The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Words of Wisdom from Real Mothers at a La Leche League Meeting.

#TheWomanlyArtOfBreastfeeding #WAB #LaLecheLeague #LLLNZ #BreastfeedingSupport #ParentingSupport
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