Videos – follow 9 women on their breastfeeding journeys.
These personal stories provide insight about the realities of breastfeeding as well as useful tips for successful breastfeeding.
Chapter 1: preparing for birth
Making the decision to breastfeed your child is one of the best decisions you will make as a parent.
Chapter 2: birth initiating
Useful tips about how to encourage your newborn baby to try breastmilk for the first time.
Chapter 3: a good latch – early days
See why getting baby's mouth connection correct is key to quality breastfeeding.
Chapter 4: managing challenges
This video reveals some tips for overcoming the most common breastfeeding difficulties.
Chapter 5: out & about
It's important for mother and baby to get out of the house every now and then for a refresh and a change of scenery.
Chapter 6: for partners, family & supporters
Being a new mother can be exhausting, but help from whanau, partners and other supporters can make it that little bit easier.
Chapter 7: returning to work
Video about mothers who are continuing breastfeeding at work – including benefits, tips and workplace rights.
(Ministry of Health, and Breastfeeding, NZ, 2014)