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BreastFed NZ
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BreastFed NZ is an app designed to provide simple ‘in the moment’ support and information to help women and their babies, alongside their partners and support networks, to achieve their breastfeeding goals from birth to weaning.

The app includes personal stories and photos from mothers throughout their breastfeeding journey, as well as links to other networks and organisations for further information.

Find out more at www.breastfednz.co.nz


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Breastfeeding NZ
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Breastfeeding NZ is a Facebook page where breastfeeding mothers, soon to be breastfeeding mothers and family and friends of breastfeeding mothers can come to share experiences, and access information and support.

Its goal is to make breastfeeding a natural and normal part of everyday life.

Find out more at www.facebook.com/breastfeedingnz


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Breastfeeding Peer Supporters
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Breastfeeding Peer Supporters (also called Breastfeeding Peer Counsellors) are volunteers who provide non-judgmental information and support on the normal course of breastfeeding, overcoming common barriers and breastfeeding challenges. They are available for support via Facebook, text, phone, email, at Helensville Birthing Centre coffee mornings, and occasionally home visits.

Peer Supporters are not medical professionals, but are volunteers trained to provide information and support with common challenges to the normal course of breastfeeding.

Helensville Breastfeeding Peer supporters help women across New Zealand, and can be contacted:


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La Leche League
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Do you have questions or worries about breastfeeding? La Leche League Leaders are experienced mothers who have been trained to provide information and support for breastfeeding. Help can be given over the phone, via their informal meetings, or you can ask a question via text, email or social media. There is also a monthly Facebook meeting.

Contact is via an email contact form, or get in touch with your local leader.

Find out more at lalecheleague.org.nz


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Parent to Parent
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Parent to Parent is a nationwide not-for-profit organisation formed in 1983 by parents and professionals to support the families of babies, children, teens and adults with any type of disability or health impairment.

Parent to Parent’s eleven branches and national office in Hamilton help families across New Zealand by informing, educating, inspiring and supporting, as they navigate their way through experiences with disability.

Services, including Altogether Autism and Care Matters, are all free and confidential.

Find out more at parent2parent.org.nz


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Public Libraries of New Zealand
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Local libraries are a great source of resources and opportunities to support your personal and parenting journey.

Public Libraries of New Zealand is the peak body for the public library sector. You can use this site to search for your local library.

In addition to publications, an example of services that could be available through your library include:
– Parent and child sessions (e.g. story time, rhyme time)
– Kids programmes – particularly during the school holidays
– Career Support – sometimes run by the Citizens Advice Bureau, CV support, etc.
– Skills development sessions.

Check out your local library’s website for specific information on services.

Or find out more at: www.publiclibraries.org.nz


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Working Mums NZ (Facebook Group)
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Working Mums NZ is a Facebook group for working mums to share tips for balancing work and family.

Whether you’re seeking inspiration or advice around managing work and family, exercise, sick kids, lack of sleep, healthy eating, returning to work, etc, Working Mums NZ is a great go-to community for support.

Check out the Facebook group here.


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Bellyful
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Bellyful cooks and delivers meals to families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness, where there is little or no family or social support.

How it Works: Bellyful volunteers prepare the food in a monthly ‘cookathon’, freeze them and then deliver over the next few weeks to families who are referred by health professionals, family and friends. You can also refer yourself.

Find out more at www.bellyful.org.nz
And to find out if Bellyful delivers to your area, check out: www.bellyful.org.nz/branches


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Education Review Office (ERO)
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The Education Review Office (ERO) is a New Zealand government department that evaluates and reports on the education and care of students in schools and early childhood services.

ERO’s reports are an useful resource for parents researching early childcare establishments and schools.

Find out more at ero.govt.nz


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Kiwi Families
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A New Zealand parenting website offering free tips, tools and advice, and focused on growing and supporting a parenting community.

Writers include Nutritionist Dr Libby, and award winning business woman, Cecilia Robinson.

Find out more at www.kiwifamilies.co.nz


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