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 parents like you, who have been trained to provide lactation information and support. 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 Leaders and group meetings across Aotearoa here.

La Leche League NZ Online Community

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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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Breastfeeding Support - La Leche League New Zealand

Breastfeeding Support - La Leche League New Zealand

La Leche League provides parent to parent support and information for those who want to breastfeed or

We have been fortunate to have received an amazing amount of funding from Pub Charity to help with conference registration costs for current La Leche Leagure Leaders and Leader Applicants. A big thank you to Pub Charity Limited for their support!We are so grateful to have received this funding. It will make a huge difference for our Leaders and Leader Applicants. ... See MoreSee Less
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A huge thank you to Pub Charity for continuing to help us support breastfeeding in NZ. Thanks to grant money from Pub Charity we will be able to provide 15 of our Volunteers with scholarships to our 2024 60th Anniversary Conference and discounts for at least 25 more.#PubCharity ... See MoreSee Less
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Final week if anyone would like to complete this survey. Its to determine what extra challenges mums and bubs of preterm babies face with feeding and hopefully what extra supports may be needed.Are you a mother/māmā or caregiver of a preterm baby born in the last 2 years? Take our survey to help us understand more about your experience of feeding your preterm baby/pēpi and if anything made it easier or harder. whaea koe, he kaitiaki rānei i tētahi pēpi i whānau pī mai i ngā tau e 2 kua hipa? Me whakaoti i tā mātou rangahau kia mārama ake ai mātou ki ō āhuatanga o te whāngai i tō pēpi whānau pī, ā, mēnā i māmā ake, i uaua ake rānei nā tētahi āhuatanga.This study was approved by the Auckland Health Research Ethics Committee on 03/05/2023 for three years. Reference number: AH25952. I whakaaetia tēnei rangahau e te Auckland Health Research Ethics Committee i te 03/05/2023 mō te toru tau. Tau tohutoro AH25952. ... See MoreSee Less
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