The truth about breastfeeding help – Emily Writes

“Breastfeeding Nazis. Nipple Nazis. Breastapo. Breastfeeding police. Psychos. Smug earth mother bitches. Sanctimummys. Bullies. Anti-formula fanatics. Did you hear the one about that mother whose baby died because she’d been BRAINWASHED by lactation consultants? They’re mum-bashing do-gooders. They hate formula. They hate women. They should get rid of Le Leche League. They’re a bunch of…

Simple help for painful nipples in breastfeeding women

Simple help for painful nipples in breastfeeding women http://www.evidentlycochrane.net/simple-help-painful-nipples-breastfeeding-women/ Applying nothing, or expressed breast milk, may be as good or better than applying an ointment, such as lanolin, for both nipple pain and healing Regardless of the treatment, for most women, nipple pain reduced to mild levels 7 to 10 days after giving birth

The Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service

The Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service has launched two exciting new initiatives to support breastfeeding women and their whānau/families. The CanBreastFeed (Canterbury Breastfeeding) website is smart phone compatible and provides up to date information about breastfeeding friendly cafes, breastfeeding and working, breastfeeding support in the community, information for partners and whānau, and links to other useful…

Breastfeeding Peer Counsellors in Canterbury

Te Puawaitanga ki Otautahi Trust (TPKOT) and Rural Canterbury Primary Health Organisation (RCPHO) have been running breastfeeding peer support training programmes since 2010 with funding support from the Canterbury District Health Board.  A breastfeeding peer counsellor/supporter is a mother who has breastfeed a baby, or babies, who is available to give mothers, and pregnant women,…

Media release

The Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service has launched two exciting new initiatives to support breastfeeding women and their whānau/families. The CanBreastFeed (Canterbury Breastfeeding) website is a smart phone compatible website providing up to date information about breastfeeding friendly cafes, breastfeeding and working, breastfeeding support in the community, information for partners and whānau, and links to other…