For Whānau

Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi

One 3-hour session monthly.  
Venue: Philipstown Community Hub or Online (Covid levels depending)
9:30am – 12:30am
Sessions run on Wednesdays and Saturdays
Facilitated by registered midwives
Contact 0800 669957 for information or to register
Dates for 2022

St Georges Hospital

Selected Thursdays
Heaton Street,
Merivale
Please phone for dates and bookings (03) 375 6337

Breastfeeding Peer Counsellor Training

24 hour programme run over 8 weekly 3-hour sessions in a Zoom/Group combo (according to Covid Levels) to equip those of child-bearing age with some experience of breastfeeding to support others in the community. Contact: Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust – 0800 66 99 57 or rukminik@omwwl.maori.nz

For Health Professionals

Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service

Can tailor breastfeeding education to meet the needs of health practitioners or community groups. Contact Kelly: kelly.dorgan@omwwl.maori.nz

Waitaha Primary Health

Can develop breastfeeding education sessions to cater for a range of audiences. Contact 0800 800 743

IABLE – Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding and Lactation Education (American)

Breastfeeding Education for Healthcare Providers

Physicians, physician-assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and dentists who care for breastfeeding dyads often recognize the need for further training in breastfeeding medicine. IABLE has Several Educational Offerings for Physicians & Other Providers 1) The One Day Primary Care Breastfeeding Medicine Basics for Healthcare Providers – Live or Online IABLE’s one-day basic breastfeeding training for providers … Continue reading Breastfeeding Education for Healthcare Providers

Other

Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service

Can tailor breastfeeding education to meet the needs of health practitioners or community groups. Contact Kelly: kelly.dorgan@omwwl.maori.nz

Waitaha Primary Health

Can develop breastfeeding education sessions to cater for a range of audiences. Contact 0800 800 743