La Leche League NZ

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National Office, Room 7, Level 3, 16 Hagley Street, Porirua 5022 Wellington

Need to know

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.

La Leche League offers you support, encouragement & information through the following:

  • Groups in centres throughout New Zealand
  • Monthly meetings to discuss:

o    The Advantages of Breastfeeding

o    Birth and the Early Days

o    Overcoming Difficulties

o    Starting Solids & Weaning

  • Telephone help
  • Parenting toddlers and older children
  • Working and breastfeeding
  • Lending library
  • Books and leaflets for sale
  • Mother-to-mother support
  • Workshops and conferences
  • Membership in the world’s leading breastfeeding support group

·         Additional meetings in some areas
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