Kōrero Whāngai Ū – Laiza

When I had my oldest son I remembered my milk supply didn’t come through straight away due to having a caesarean and once again I had to go again under the same medical procedure. I knew I needed to persevere to ensure I was able to provide breastmilk to Dylan. At the birthing centre I…

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Kōrero Whāngai Ū – Nana

The beginning of our breastfeeding journey was not perfect as I imagined it would be. I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes and had to have induced delivery at 39 weeks. Unfortunately my colostrum supply had not been established then; however, I was fortunate to receive donor milk as a top up. My milk supply gradually…

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Kōrero Whāngai Ū – Breastfeeding Stories

Kōrero Whāngai Ū is a project a project in collaboration with the Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service (CanBreastFeed), Liane Helena Photography and some wonderful local families, to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2021. In it Canterbury families share their infant feeding journeys – the trials, the tribulations and importantly, the real necessity of support and protection. The…

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Kōrero Whāngai Ū – Breastfeeding Stories

Here is a beautiful story shared by Katie and Reanna who met eachother through their milk sharing journeys five years ago. They are joined here by Charlie and Finn, and were filmed for the CDHB, NZBA and the Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service after they told their stories at our Breastfeeding Hui last year and brought…

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