CanBreastFeed is an initiative of the Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service which is a health promotion contract managed by Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust.

The service has been developed with the primary aim of supporting breastfeeding women, by working to remove the barriers to breastfeeding.

Te Puawaitanga Ki Ōtautahi Trust is a kaupapa Māori provider of a range of health, education and social services. There is one health promoter working with the Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service – Carol Bartle

Credits: photos, stories, etc 

Thanks to some very special breastfeeding peer counsellors – Rachel H, Jenny, Gaby, Anastasia, Azalia, Racheal P and the Richmond Breastfeeding Group, for sharing photos and being our models. Thanks also to Jess for being a model.

Thanks to photographers Kelly Dorgan and Carol Bartle.

Thanks to all the women who shared their stories with us.

Thanks to Lana for doing the fieldwork for the breastfeeding friendly cafes, and for drinking lots of coffee in the line of duty.

Thanks to the Canterbury Breastfeeding Network for all their ongoing work supporting breastfeeding women in Canterbury.