Mother to Mother breastfeeding support in New Zealand

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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.

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

Click here for information on COVID-19 for mothers and families

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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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.

Timeline PhotosFollow this link for today's PADA Popup chat | Early Communication with Babies |

Also links to our NZSL and Chinese Language Resources

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Today is the first day of New Zealand Sign Language Week. Find out what La Leche League is about from our video including #NZSL

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niho kai waiū - baby tooth, milk tooth
kaimānga - chewed food (for a baby) - traditionally food was masticated by the mother and gradually fed by mouth to the baby.

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okooko - carry in arms, cradle, baby carrier/sling
momoe - to sleep together
whakakūpā - to cause to belch, bring up wind, burp

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Ka haere au ki ngā hui La Leche League i (tauwāhi).

I go to La Leche League meetings in (location).

Hopefully we can get back to in person meetings soon.

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