Breastfeeding

Pic by: Christine Cornege, The Marlborough Express

Pic by: Christine Cornege, The Marlborough Express

 
 

Breastfeeding Action Plan

 The Nelson Marlborough District Breastfeeding Action Plan has been developed to provide direction to the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board and key stakeholders in Nelson Marlborough to improve the initiation and duration rates of breastfeeding.

 Breastfeeding Action Plan

Breastfeeding Coordinators

For more information on the action plan contact the local breastfeeding coordinator.

Nelson:
Marion Van Oeveren
(03) 539 1170
marion@nelsonpho.org.nz

Marlborough:
Huia Crosby
(03) 577 9256
breastisbest@maataawaka.co.nz

Baby friendly cafes

 

Blenheim

Argosy Restaurant Woodbourne
BV Gourmet
Cruizies
Café Le Cupp
Cafe Home
Chantilly
Chequers
Clubs of Marlborough
Dolce
Fab Foods Cafe Redwoodtown
Figaros
Flavours Café (Hospital)
Koha Cafe
Manhattan Café
Raupo Riverside Café
Sakim Sushi
Sasa Café
Secret Garden
Shellys @ the Village
Springlands Garden Centre & Café
Subway
Three Bears Café – Renwick
Watery Mouth

Havelock

Slip Inn Havelock

Picton

Cafe Cortado
Gusto
Le Café
Seabreeze Café

Other Areas

Flaxbourne Tearooms – Ward
The Store – Kekerengu

MUM4MUM

Marlborough

Mum4mum provides free, one-on-one counselling, advice and support for breastfeeding mums in Marlborough.

Counsellors can advise on basic breastfeeding problems, help with latching-on, common nipple problems, settling, supply and debunking myths.

Counsellers can come to your home, or consult over the phone or email.

Phone/txt: 0277 809 269 

More info: www.pcp.org.nz

Nelson 

Nelson:
Ph/Txt:  021 277 2098 or phone 03) 539 1170, or email mum4mum@nbpho.org.nz

Motueka:
Ph/txt:  021 297 1506 or phone 03) 528 0234. 
Mum4Mum meets every first Friday of the month between 10:30am – 12:00 noon at the Motueka Family Service Centre, 25 Talbot Street

Why Breastfeed?

There is nothing more healthy and natural for your baby than breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding helps lay the foundations of a healthy life for a baby and also makes a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of mothers.

www.health.govt.nz/yourhealth-topics/maternity/breastfeeding

How to breastfeed?

 Successful breastfeeding takes time, patience and practice. Correct positioning and attachment are essential.

Go to:  www.health.govt.nz/yourhealth-topics/maternity/breastfeeding

Help

These Child Services booklets provide a valuable parenting directory that lists  services available to support and strengthen parents in their key role of nurturing, valuing and caring for young children.

Find local midwives, breastfeeding support, services for new babies, family support services ….

Child Services guide Nelson/Tasman

Child Services guide – Marlborough

Local lactation consultants:  www.nzlca.org.nz

For more information