Breastfeeding Peer Supporters
provide mother to mother support in a caring and compassionate way to help you overcome common breastfeeding barriers and challenges.
For more information see breastfeedingsos.co.nz or call 0800 560 650. Just leave your details on the answer service and a breastfeeding peer supporter will call you back.
Breastfeeding and Mothering Support groups
1st and 3rd Wednesday 10.30am-12pm
Alexandra Baptist Church, 6 Gregg St, Alexandra
Facebook: Mums4Mums Alexandra
2nd and 4th Wednesday 10.30am
The Hangout, Murray Terrace, Cromwell
Facebook: Mums 4 Mums Cromwell
2nd and 4th Tuesday 10am-12noon
Upper Clutha Plunket Rooms,
51 Ardmore St, Wanaka
Facebook: Wanaka Well
1st and 3rd Thursday 11am-1pm
Plunket Rooms, 8 Henry St, Queenstown
Facebook: Mums4Mums Wakatipu
Community Lactation Consultants (Charlotte Jean Maternity Hospital) Lactation consultants provide specialist help to mothers and babies where their main primary health provider has been unable. eg. Midwife, GP or Plunket Nurse. A free service for Central Otago and Upper Clutha. Phone: 027 3495473 Provided by Charlotte Jean Maternity Hospital, and funded by the Central Lakes Breastfeeding Charitable Trust.Plunketline – A toll free telephone support and advice service 0800 933 922 at any time of day or night if you have questions about your baby.